Oh Lord, Please Forgive Me

  "And we have to mourn this and we have to be sad that we live in a town, a state, a country where shit like this happens. I mean, these are people trying to distance themselves from this crime. And we need to own this crime. I feel. Everyone needs to own it. We … Continue reading Oh Lord, Please Forgive Me


Following Aslan: Calling the Church to Radical Inclusion

Metaphors. They are powerful symbolic narratives that have the ability to soften our hearts, expose injustice, convict us of our culpability, or reveal profound truths. I recently came across a compelling one in C.S. Lewis’ Prince Caspian. The Metaphor The four Pevensie children and Trumpkin the dwarf are trying to make their way across a … Continue reading Following Aslan: Calling the Church to Radical Inclusion

Deadly Discipline

This past week, while many were following the whole gorilla incident, I was anxiously following another news story about a Japanese boy who went missing after his parents had left him behind in the woods for misbehaving. On the morning of the disappearance, 7-year-old Yamato Tanooka had been mischievously throwing rocks at people and cars … Continue reading Deadly Discipline