Recovering the Lost Art of Lament: Reflections on Ferguson

Recovering the Lost Art of Lament: Reflections on Ferguson I’ve been doing a lot of thinking, praying, reading, and talking with others surrounding the recent events related to Ferguson. I find myself conflicted, sad, angry, and perplexed. People are all over the spectrum when it comes to their thoughts¬†about race in America and questions of…

Two Simple Things Everyone Can Do That Will Make a Difference

Two Simple Things Everyone Can Do That Will Make A Difference It’s almost embarrassing to admit, but sometimes in the quest to make a difference and have an impact, I forget the simple things. I get caught up in strategizing, researching, or worrying about what I will say if ________ or do when _______. There’s…

Thought Provoking Insights from Vincent Harding

Thought Provoking Insights from Vincent Harding Vincent Harding died this May at the age of 82. Hearing his interviews with Krista Tippett on her podcast On Being inspire and challenge me.¬†He offers us the wisdom of someone who has “been there” and “seen it” firsthand. Born in Harlem, working alongside Martin Luther King Jr., a…