The Law and the Prophets: Social Justice and the Sermon on the Mount

I've been wanting to write a post like this for a few years, but a recent event in American Christian culture has led me to decide to actually write it and post it. This article is not a direct response to that event; however, it did help serve as a reminder for why I created …

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Be Someone: Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

This past half-week has been, needless to say, life-altering for millions of people along the Texas Gulf Coast. On Friday, Hurricane Harvey hit the Corpus Christi-Rockport area as a Category 4 hurricane, with winds flattening towns and leaving many homeless. Then on Saturday, the same beast, now a tropical storm, plastered the greater Houston area, …

Blessed are the Peacemakers: What Does Christian “Resistance” Look Like?

It should be no secret that a common theme found in this blog involves the pursuit of justice in my life (and, eventually, my career). It makes up the first part of this site's odd, yet question-provoking name; and one of the main ones I chose to place such a big emphasis on it is …