Dreaming of Paradise

To the Students of my Alma Mater on the Subject of Racism on Campus

There has been on campus, an event which is described by some as the most vile example of blackface in recent history.   There is a lot of conflict among alumni, and I am sure it is not a whole lot better on Campus, but the real question is not “What will Albright do about this?

Do not misunderstand me; the administration absolutely needs to do something and it needs to do something to make sure that the rest of the student body is protected from this kind of behavior spiraling into something that threatens physical harm.  But the real question, the one that every student and alumnus needs to be asking themselves right now is “what are WE going to do about it?” Continue reading “To the Students of my Alma Mater on the Subject of Racism on Campus”

Dreams and Delusions

I stand by the only light in the hall
and remember a little boy
standing in the same spot
or at least one close to it. Continue reading “Dreams and Delusions”

Jesus is the Answer, but so is Legislation

I read a post of Facebook today that said something like “if you need any more proof that the USA needs to get back to its Christian roots, just look at the rioting in the streets.”

Now there are two ways to read this.

  1. Rioters need Jesus to heal from the injustices visited against them
  2. Oppressors need Jesus to realize that they need to stop the oppression.

Continue reading “Jesus is the Answer, but so is Legislation”

The Christian is the Answer to Terrorism

Now if you think that this article is going to say something like “if only we can win Muslim souls to Christ there will be no more terrorism,” then you clearly a) have not read my blog before and b) need to chill out about evangelism.¬† I suppose I should be more precise in my article title and say “homegrown terrorism,” because after reading up on the topic a bit it seems to me that there is a simple common thread between every radicalized homegrown terrorist aside from a surface level faith that has little or nothing to do with their actions: marginalization. Continue reading “The Christian is the Answer to Terrorism”

Devotion: The Father

Scripture: Our Father, who is Heaven ~Matthew 6:9

Theological Thought:¬†Referring to the God of Israel as “Father” marks a shift in the way in which Jews were being asked to, not only communicate with their God, but to think of Him as well.¬† Continue reading “Devotion: The Father”

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