Black Lives Matter and Adoption

The recent shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille has given us cause…


Processing Pain

Like many of you, my heart is heavy with grief. The images of the bodies of…


The Desert Lily

Note: This post originally appeared on We Persevere: The Personal Blog of K.A.…


We Persevere (Round-Up 3)

We PersevereWeek of June 16, 2016United States: In California, A threatening…


We Persevere (Round-Up 1)

#WePersevere is a weekly roundup of national and international stories…


Adding Friends in the Faith

About 7 years ago, I started seriously considering the beauty of diversity in…


Planting in the Fields of Racial Reconciliation

One Tuesday morning, I woke with all too familiar stories on social media. Two…


Racist Jokes, Eeyore, and My Wife

Racism is a national issue, an individual issue and an issue in the church,…


Black Skin and True Beauty

Rough BeginningsGrowing up in the inner city, I lived in a single parent…


The Theology of Suffering and Reformed African Americans

Strange FruitStrange fruit: blacks hanging from trees in the colonial South.…


On the Release of Saeed Abedini

Today is a good day. Five prisoners have been released by the Iranian…


Did You Marry the Wrong Person?

This article first appeared on Tim Challies’ blog here. It has been reposted…


Advent Reads

For our nightly Advent devotional last year, I used The Dawning of…


King Jesus: Revealed But Misunderstood

The most important question any of us will ever ask ourselves after reading…


Body Language: Racism According to Ta-nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates insists on talking about bodies. Black bodies. It is one of…


Understanding Domestic Persecution: Part 2

Before we can explore the contours of growing domestic persecution, we must…


God's Anger and Mercy

From the beginning, God’s merciful character has been exemplified alongside his…


New Book Release: "Fear and Faith" by Trillia Newbell

On April 1, a new book, Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves by…


In a League of His Own

“For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counselor?” “Or…


For His Name's Sake

Many scholars, pastors, and church leaders teach that the entire Bible from…