Urgent Love

In John Lewis’ Walking With the Wind, there is a great scene where the Big 6– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, John Lewis, Roy Wilkins, James Farmer, A. Philip Randolph and Whitney Young– are discussing plans for the 1963 March on Washington. They are arguing about the word “patience” as it played out in one of the speeches.Continue reading “Urgent Love”

Radical, Mutual Love

Radical, Mutual Love. A guest post from Ellie Roscher.   “There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.” (Galatians 3:28) This vision of radical, mutual love that Paul had for the Galatians cameContinue reading “Radical, Mutual Love”

The Power of Lament

Guest post by Ellie Roscher Meet Joe. Joe was a fifteen-year old who was randomly placed in my sophomore Hebrew Scripture class. He walked in disheveled, out of uniform and groggy every morning. He sat in the back, slouched, and never raised his hand. I have learned that instead of becoming offended by a kid likeContinue reading “The Power of Lament”