Category: Culture


What Does Active Mean Anyway?

Recently in a conversation a person I was talking with stated somewhat jokingly that whether or not I consider myself ‘active’ in the church probably changes from day-to-day. The comment caught me off guard...


My Black Voice is (s)ILENT

Maybe, I was searching for something. A part of me believes that I was seeking to find connectivity in a church that despite their best efforts doesn’t quite reflect my blackness back to me. Still, I remained optimistic that somewhere…somehow, I would find community.

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The Incredible Power of a Teacher

This is the first post in a series about foundational concepts in teaching applied to a church setting. “Who is the teacher?” is often the first question people ask about a class whether it’s...