The Slaughter of Joseph or Daniel Shaver


  Have you ever wondered what happened to Joseph?   He was slaughtered in Mesa, Arizona.   The early days were full of struggle. Forced to endure a difficult pregnancy, Mary and Joseph finally arrived the place of birth. Every room was full. So they found the best place they could and prepared for the […]

Dead Body Disqualifies Valdez

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    *Dallas Morning News Editorial // appearing online on December 9, 2017 @ // appearing in print on December 11, 2017     On drugs and out of his mind, Joseph Hutcheson raced around Dallas. It was Aug. 1, 2015, and Hutcheson knew he was taking a ride for his life. With every […]

Tell Me The Truth: Thoughts on Our Times

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Tell me the truth.   One of the oddest beliefs in human existence is in this idea of truth. There is no truth. There is only us. We are truth. There is only now. It is truth. Or maybe there is nothing at all.   I don’t know the truth.   I have long been […]

School Names Shouldn’t Be Racist

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  “The white men were roused by a mere instinct of self-preservation…until at last there had sprung into existence a great Ku Klux Klan, a veritable empire of the South, to protect the Southern country.” -Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States / in the film Birth of a Nation This is racist. Just the […]

“Dallas Activist’s Grandson Murdered” and The Cost of Discipleship


  It depends on the hour. Sometimes we get along. Sometimes we don’t. Regardless, we all know each other.   When I saw “Dallas Activist’s Grandson Murdered,” I knew it was somebody I knew.   I was hesitant to even open the link.   Click.   Rev. Ronald Wright’s grandson…   Tyrek Jenkins started walking […]