American buildings, streets, and neighborhoods don’t just host oppression—they embody it.
It always has been—because vulnerability is part of creation.
It’s not because we don’t believe in grace.
Perhaps the names once chosen for honor can now spark meaningful conversation.
What if we kept it going?
People keep saying we’ll be forever transformed by this pandemic. I’m skeptical.
This victory won’t amount to much if Americans don’t understand why racist team names are a problem.
Amid pandemic and protest, will we turn to each other and live?
It might help that our pews aren’t available to sit in and pray.
Its demise came from the same system that killed George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
As Christians, we understand the importance of in-person worship. As APNs, we know how serious COVID-19 is.
When we see a white police officer kneeling on a black body, squeezing the breath of life out of that body, we are witnessing an act of worship.
A plague is being visited on all of us, but not evenly.
The people we deem invisible are holding us together right now.