Tag Archives: Justice

The Morning After The Election: 3 Reasons To Be Hopeful

After the results of the 2016 election started coming in and it became clear that the country was electing an awful, awful man to lead our country, I felt way more than just “disappointment.” I experienced a sort of existential … Continue reading

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“Stand Your Ground” Laws Are Simply Legalized Lynchings

That’s what they are… They are laws designed to make it legal for white people to kill black folks when those white people feel threatened… And there are few things more threatening to white people than Blackness. It happened when … Continue reading

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Geneviéve Jones-Wright: A Profile In Christian Compassion, Justice, and Sanity

These days, it can probably seem like most people identifying as “Christians” have gone crazy. If you’re anything like me, when you see the percentage of people (especially white people) calling themselves “Christians” while continuing to support an objectively ANTI-JESUS … Continue reading

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I Want To Live Like Jean Valjean

If you don’t know who Jean Valjean is, don’t worry–Keep reading. There’s still something here for you that will be worthy of  your time…. There is a split in this country, and there is a split in the Church, and … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Christians About Gay Boy Scouts

To Whom It May Concern (but I’m especially looking at you, Southern Baptists): I’m sure you’ve already heard that the Boy Scouts of America have recently voted to allow kids who are openly gay into scouting. I realize a lot … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin and Dutch Ninjas

I was racially profiled in college once. For those of you don’t know, that race is…. Uh, I guess “caucasian?” I belong to the Dutch race. Netherlandic, I suppose? I don’t know–I’m a white guy. And I went to a … Continue reading

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