*Originally Posted on Good Friday 2014 Lately, I have had a lot of time to think about borders and boundaries. I am a doctoral student at Brite Divinity School and I was sitting in class last spring…and in this class on immigration we began to talk about the end game. What is […]
Jesus Didn’t Die for Your Sins. Jesus Died to Show You the Way…the Way to the Cross. // Some Words from A Good Friday Walk.
Due to President Trump’s disturbing pronouncements on immigration, our borders have filled the news recently. Sadly, I think our political situation is only causing our borders to grow faster and faster. Separation seems limitless. In the midst of it all, I traveled to visit my grandmother today. For many years, my grandmother’s mind has […]
*Interaction from the Hope for Peace and Justice “Imagination: Immigration 2” Panel I served on today (9/26). Q: Where should our efforts to solve the immigration crises begin? A: We must stop treating people like shit. We must learn to love our neighbors. The problem is that we don’t even know who our […]
*This is a conversation that took place on July 30, 2015 between Kristin Kelly, Christian Parks and I on our return home from an immersion experience on the US/Mexico border focused on queer theology. K: How has your perspective of God changed? J: Sitting on the hill overlooking the border, I saw […]
The terrain looked fuzzy. Heat has a way of altering our perceptions. The wall was enormous. The square poles made of scrap steel filled with concrete were placed one after the other for miles and miles. The dust grew thicker. People on the other side waved. The ropes used by migrants to scale the […]
*Delivered on January 25, 2015 at the Virginia-Highland Church in Atlanta, Georgia Life is about questions. Sometimes these questions have answers and sometimes they don’t. Who are we? Why are we here? Do we even matter? These are human questions. On this day, I intend to engage these questions from a queer perspective. […]