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Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr Lives! : A Word to Christians

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  Throughout the last five years, I’ve followed the case of human rights champion Saudi Arabian Shia Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.  With tacit affirmation from the United States, the Saudi government has brutally repressed all dissent.  Coming from an oppressed religious minority, Sheikh Nimr sought to bring about a better world for his fellow Shias in Saudi Arabia […]

Poetics for a King

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  The Pledge Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance What for? What does it mean? What will my standing say? I only pledge allegiance to God alone I don’t have allegiance to any nation How can a follower of Jesus pledge allegiance to a nation? I especially find it hard to have allegiance to […]

The Other Rev. King

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  Make no mistake, there truly are ghosts in Mississippi. Most often, they inhabit long forgotten places and toil with hopes that their mortal lives have not been lived in vain. A few years ago, I first traveled to a forgotten place to meet a forgotten man. “For his sake I have suffered the loss […]

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