“In His Name”

“In His Name”

“In His name, all oppression shall cease.” “O Holy Night” is one of my favorite advent hymns. This year, the line calling us to recognize that in Jesus’ name, all oppression shall cease resonated most deeply.  I spend much of my time wrestling with the concepts of...
Concerning the Jesus Gene

Concerning the Jesus Gene

On a hot summer Sunday in August of 2023, the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost in the sacred season known as Ordinary Time, I was blessed to visit both Rosa Parks’ Montgomery church, St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Montgomery...