As I'm writing this blog post, St. Louis is going through the third day of protests because of the acquittal of a white police officer, Jason Stockley who killed Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011 during a high-speed car chase. Smith is an African-American. The protests are reminiscent of the outbreak of violence after another white…Read more How God Takes Injustice Personally
Everyone has the odd relative or ancestor that you don’t want to talk about. My father, Leonard, had a ‘colorful past’ with being married five times and marrying my mom when she was a teenager while he was married to another woman. I have a grandmother, Malia Fisher, who I never met because she abandoned…Read more What We Should Do Instead of Removing Confederate Memorials
I read your posts on Facebook lamenting the fact you have to go back to work leaving your baby. Or you're wondering how you can keep a clean house, take care of multiple littles and work a job. My heart goes out to you! I want to go to your house, give you a massage,…Read more Dear Young Mom,
"What are the benefits of public school," a person asked on Twitter. I answered, "You learn how to get along with people who are different from you." Instantly without any notice I was ambushed on Twitter by home schoolers who thought I said 'home-schooling is Satanic.' I said nothing about home-schooling. I answered a question…Read more Why Christians Need to Stop Silly Fights
Leilani's room mate threatened to stab her. This is what she learned from her tormented room mate.
Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “It is appalling that the most segregated hour of Christian America is eleven o’clock on Sunday morning.” Progress is slow on racial reconciliation in this country, particularly given recent events. But why do lingering divisions exist in the Church, the very communities built on the promise of forgiveness and…Read more Bridging the Racial Divide in the Church