“I was a child who loved to read. But I didn’t see a lot of characters that looked like me.”
“Yearning for life is a part of what it means to be human.”
“The historical truth is that no single person—no matter how gifted—has led complex social change on her own.”
“How does a political gesture become a moment of prayer?”
“Podcasting offers a unique medium for improving a person's historical understanding while they're doing the dishes.”
“We ask questions like, who am I? Who did God make me to be?”
Woundedness is the predictable price we pay for being sent on outrageous assignments by Jesus.
“Breath is how I bring myself back to God. My breath is my sacred word.”
“People asked, ‘Is it George Floyd or Jesus?’ My answer was yes.”
“Jesus was preaching to people who were in the middle of the worst farming and fishing crisis yet.”
Usually it takes courage to preach Good Friday. This year, it will take courage to proclaim “He is risen!” on Easter morning.
“The church, as wonderful as it has been, has been a very difficult place for some people.”
“In God’s world, there are always new possibilities—some of which reside in things we find threatening.”
“The last four years were incredibly hard. But we also know that the system was not perfect four years ago.”
“The best place to be is at the intersection of art and faith.”