Sociological Imagination, Scripture, and Me (Part 1)

  Five years ago, I preached a message on the power of the gospel from Luke 19:1-10. It’s the story of Zacchaeus and his encounter with Jesus. As the chief tax collector, he aided in the subjugation and oppression of Israel by the Roman Empire. The fact that he had to climb a tree to [...]


The Perspective of a Daring Woman

Hey guys! Wanted to share this beautiful artistic interpretation by my friend, Hannah Goetz. She sent me what she wrote a couple of days ago and I asked her if I could share it with you all. Luckily, she said yes! Hannah is one of the most gifted people I know. Her writing, intellect, and [...]


Last weekend, a few folks from The Young Professional's group saw the movie Selma. If you weren't planning on seeing it I would encourage you to go. The film is historically accurate and fascinating in it's depiction of the relational dynamics between political figures, local residents, and the people that participated in the protest to [...]