Two years ago, at the end of protests on the night of July 7, 2016, a lone shooter ambushed a group of Dallas police officers, killing five men and injuring nine others. The ambush came amid high tensions across the nation concerning a rash of police shootings that received massive media scrutiny and sparked nationwide … Continue reading Remembering July 7, 2016 (Psalm 22)
Like many of you, my heart has felt heavy since the events of last Thursday night, July 7, that saw a lone gunman murder 4 Dallas Police officers and 1 DART officer. In the days and nights since, I have been filled with grief, burned with frustration at the foolishness of a few, and overwhelmed at witnessing firsthand … Continue reading Where do we go from here?
America is a great country. No, we are not a perfect land made up of perfect people. While as a nation, we may be more divided today than we have been in 150 years, and as the sun begins to usher in Summer, let us turn our focus from what separates us to what unites … Continue reading Memorial Day 2016