Like millions of people around the United States, I didn’t get to see the Tony Award winning Broadway HIP-HOP musical, Hamilton, when it was performed live. But…… Read more “Hamilton Is Proof the Church Needs Millennials… and Hip-Hop!”
“Hashtags and tears. That seems to be all we can get for black lives these days.”
It was a hot Summer. Yea, I know every Summer is hot but the summer of my senior year was the hottest ever, and it didn’t have…… Read more “When They Saw Me: Stories of Police Injustice From My Adolescence, Part 4: “Tell or Go to Jail!””
It’s natural to be upset. Anger is a natural part of our humanity. Yet when we allow our anger and frustration to classify our brothers and sisters who have differences in opinion, theology, and biblical understanding as something other than children of God, we have missed the mark.
This not the Spirit of God but the spirit of fear!
I’m copiously optimistic. I have been all of my life, and although life for me “ain’t been no crystal stair”, hope and optimism govern my outlook on…… Read more “Division, Schism, and other Prevailing “Walls” of Hades”
One day (last year) while on my daily scroll of Instagram I came across a post from famous radio personality Charlamagne The God about famed singer Jennifer Hudson…… Read more “The Church: A Beautifully Flawed Gathering of Imperfect People For the Transformation of The World”
“Shoes was the worstest trouble. We weared rough russets when it got cold, and it seem powerful strange they’d never git them to fit… We prays for…… Read more “The Theology of a Sneakerhead”
It seems as much as I try to avoid conversations about the ugliness of our race relationships in America, the more I have to talk about them.…… Read more “Black People Have A Reason to Be Mean, But We’re Not… You’re Welcome!”
I have been a youth pastor for over 6 years. Over these years, I have spoken with hundreds of youth about depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, sex, drinking,…… Read more “Why You Should Watch 13 Reasons Why With Your Teen/Young Adult”