Racial Reconciliation Must Include Trauma Ministry

Racial Reconciliation Must Include Trauma Ministry

This summer, the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other unarmed Black individuals at the hands of police officers confronted the nation with the undeniable truth about systemic racism. It was no surprise that the news reports, videos and...
Moving Beyond Criticism and Anger to Deeper Empathy

Moving Beyond Criticism and Anger to Deeper Empathy

Recently, I attended a symposium where the keynote speaker was a man exactly my age. Because we had both lived through the same cultural and religious changes in our lives, I resonated with much of what he said and with how he felt about things. And in his assessment...
How You Can Deal with Anger Constructively

How You Can Deal with Anger Constructively

I found myself sitting in front of an ordination committee five years ago as I was seeking to become an ordained minister. It had been a long and difficult experience for me. While I had finished my educational program to become an ordained minister, a learning...