Tagged: lament

Appalling Silence and Indifference

It may well be that we will have to repent in this generation. Not merely for the vitriolic words and the violent actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence and indifference...

What We All Get Wrong About Racism

By Leslie Leyland Fields We are all racist in some ways. We all make judgments based on externalities. We all categorize—it is the mind’s natural state to sort and order and try to contain...

The Futility of Lent

By Elrena Evans The alarm clock rings early, and I am still asleep when it rings—an oddity, for an erstwhile early riser. But I am full from stacks of pancakes and fastnachts consumed last...

After the Election

By Benjamin Capps If you’re anything like me, this past election season felt like an assault on my sense of humanity. The constant fact checking, the chaotic social media culture, and the twenty-four hour...

Behold Our King

By Christie Purifoy His feet are clay. As has ever been true of kings. Some might say there is nothing in this to grieve. Nothing to cause fear. Certainly no reason for surprise. What...

A Devotion: Where Is God in the Desert?

by Sarah Withrow King Read: Jeremiah 16:14-17:18 An excerpt: “Thus says the Lord: Cursed are those who trust in mere mortals and make mere flesh their strength, whose hearts turn away from the Lord....