As a scrawny German kid moving from Schaffhausen, Switzerland to the East Texas town of Marshall, I didn’t know anything about racism. As we drove down the main drag of my new hometown, I didn’t know what the “whites only” sign on the local laundromat meant or how outrageous it was that it hung openly … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | What We Need Is Love
In light of atrocity and injustice, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. chose to standup against the status quo and become a voice for change. Dr. King's legacy lives on today in the revolutionary progress made possible because of his willingness to give everything, including his life, so that everyone might experience our God-given, inalienable right … Continue reading Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ultimately, how we treat others speaks loudly about our love for Christ. “We love because he first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 (ESV) In ethics class, we are taught that ethics is simply a matter of determining right from wrong. The trick lies in how we decide what is right or wrong. As a Christian, … Continue reading Treating Each Other Better