Protesting the National Anthem and Bending Toward Justice

The past few weeks have been full of sports news well outside the comfortable norms of scores and analysis. They have been dominated by images of NFL players kneeling in protest during the National Anthem or forgoing being on the field at all while it is being played. The reason for the protest is the … More Protesting the National Anthem and Bending Toward Justice

Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Clinical Pastoral Education

I came to the realization today that it has been right at a year since I received word that I was selected by the Army to attend CPE. It was the culmination of two years worth of conversations and about four months worth of preparing my official file for the board. I had asked for … More Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Clinical Pastoral Education

The Lord’s Prayer As a Counter to White Supremacy

Something to think about for those who would claim to represent Christ while at the same time holding to a Satanic ideology of white supremacy. When Jesus taught his followers to pray, he specifically told them to pray “Your kingdom come.” In this model prayer Jesus tells his followers to look expectantly toward the coming … More The Lord’s Prayer As a Counter to White Supremacy