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The Resurrection of Ms. Shade Schuler

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  *Adapted from a post from August 2015.   Less than a hundred feet from residences, local authorities discovered the badly decomposed body of a transgender woman of color. The Dallas Police Department put out a detailed description of the body and asked for help. For weeks, no one seemed to know who this woman […]

Lenten Remix 40: Living

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  The resurrection is about living beyond death. Live like you believe it.   Amen.

Lenten Remix 39: Jesus is Hungry

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Jesus declared himself to be present in the hungry. Why are we so stingy with our food?   Amen.

Lenten Remix 38: Dying

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  Jesus died. Why are we so afraid of the dying?   Amen.

Lenten Remix 37: Jesus the Stranger

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  Jesus declared himself to be present in the strangers amongst us. Why do we keep deporting strangers?   Amen.

Beware of the Palm Waivers

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  *I posted a version of this on Palm Sunday 2015 +The use of the word “waive” instead of the word “wave” is intentional.   The people of Jerusalem waived their palms madly to celebrate the entry of Jesus into their town. Less than seven days later, Jesus was tortured and executed in the same […]

Lenten Remix 36: The Money Changers

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Jesus was enraged. The money changers were ripping off the poorest in the community. Jesus kicked them out. Why don’t we respond similarly? Is there any difference between the money changers and the payday lenders in our communities? I don’t think so. Where is our rage?   Amen.

Lenten Remix 36: The Money Changers

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  Jesus was enraged. The money changers were ripping off the poorest in the community. Jesus kicked them out. Why don’t we respond similarly? Is there any difference between the money changers and the payday lenders in our communities? I don’t think so. Where is our rage?   Amen.

Lenten Remix 35: The Occasional Heresy of Conversation

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    When faced with a woman’s impending execution, Jesus got down in the dirt with her. If the stones had flown, Jesus would’ve died. Jesus didn’t entertain any conversation. Jesus remained silent and got down in the dirt. In our culture, we keep seeing people thrown in the dirt. Instead of joining the oppressed […]

When a Black Cop Kills an Unarmed Child

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  Here in Texas, justice is swift and injustice is too. When violence happens, one has to pay close attention to make sure they know the difference.   Farmers Branch is known for injustice. Persons of color don’t get a fair shake within the city limits. Not too far up the road, there is a […]

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