When I leave this bridge will I return it to history?
Tag: White Privilege
The Lord Is My Shepherd: Born in the Valley
In these sacred words of consolation and promise, may we recognize the privilege that also contributes to our comfort.
It’s true, we are living in unprecedented times. But they are only unprecedented because we have been forced to see them.
The Storm that Melts Mountains
If today is not the day we begin work in dismantling the system of racism in this country, it becomes one more day that we do not proclaim the Good News of the Gospel or further God’s Kingdom in the...
Confession of My White Privilege | Prayer
Holy God, we come before you with these heavy and difficult things because we know that they are the things that break your heart.
I’m a racist
This is an excerpt of a post from 2015 after the shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. It is timely for two reasons. First, Dylan Roof was convicted and sentenced to death this past week for these murders. Second, there...
My White Privilege (and getting a driver’s license)
Eldest driving for the first time (no, this isn't his car). For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself...
Loving One Another
I don’t think it ever crossed our minds that we could have “served” better by just going and participating in their program. What if, instead of coming in from the suburbs to help them honor and remember Martin Luther King,...