If we’re God’s poetry (Ephesians 2:10). . . What does it mean to be created in the image of God? How does that inform the way we live and inspire the ways we treat each other? “The true alchemists do … Continue reading Anthropoetics: Embodiment, Equality, Environment
By Joel A. Bowman, Sr. In his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech of 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. used the phrase “the urgency of the moment.” As he spoke truth to power, enumerating various aspects of racial inequality, he … Continue reading The Urgency of the Moment: A Call for Christians to Confront Racism
It is April, and the Easter egg hunt is drawing nigh. The eggs are fitly prepared with the infilling of sweetness, and aromas from the most delectable nuggets and treats, give or take a coin or two. The excitement builds … Continue reading Learning to Love Yourself
If we believe that children are created in the Image of God, then isn’t it imperative that we tend to their needs, no matter where they come from? Continue reading We Can Help
“Mommies and daddies always believe, That their little angels are special indeed, And you could grow up to be anything, But who would imagine a king,” Who Would Imagine a King by Mervyn Warren, Whitney Houston Vocals. Who would imagine … Continue reading ” Imagine That, A King”
The year 1968 marked the end of the Civil Rights Movement of the 20th Century. Through the blood, sweat and tears of African-Americans and their allies, much was accomplished during this era. Medgar Evers, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, Viola Liuzzo, … Continue reading Confronting Colorblind Christianity By Joel A. Bowman, Sr.
I laid sleepless in my bed many times throughout my childhood and adult life, thinking of all the things I should have said out loud and done in moments of crisis the previous day. I’m often frozen when I need … Continue reading Silence Demonstrates Immaturity