3 things we need from Jesus to overcome white fragility

The pursuit of racial justice requires selflessness. Following in the way of Jesus means amplifying the voices of Black people and choosing to receive correction with humility and responsiveness. But this is impossible to do when the voices of shame and fear inside of us are screaming to be heard. Instead of leading out ofContinue reading “3 things we need from Jesus to overcome white fragility”

How do you process a lynching?

Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. George Floyd. Countless others. We are watching modern day lynchings on viral video at a rapid pace. How do you process this? As a white person, here are a few (not all-inclusive) ideas that have helped me to process: 1. Connect with real friends.  Instagram will never take the place ofContinue reading “How do you process a lynching?”

Why do evangelism in a time of crisis? (Part 2)

Evangelism is good for our souls. Taking risks is a major part of our own healing journey with Jesus. What happens when those risks are met with the miraculous transformational power of Jesus?  In Mark 6:30-44, Jesus invites his disciples to feed thousands of hungry people. They are tired and want Jesus to send theContinue reading “Why do evangelism in a time of crisis? (Part 2)”

Why do evangelism in a time of crisis?

My newsfeed, during COVID-19, is flooded with invitations to webinars about how to lead others to Jesus. And if I am being honest, every time I receive one of those invitations I think, Ug. Why would I care about evangelism in a time like this? Isn’t just getting myself out of bed each day enough?Continue reading “Why do evangelism in a time of crisis?”