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Martyr. #HeatherHeyer

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  I never knew her. Then again, maybe I did. I have seen her in the streets of Dallas. I saw her in Ferguson. She was in Baltimore. Heather Heyer has been in the millions and millions of people who have dared to fight against injustice. She has been with us all along. I never […]

The Martyr of Climate Change

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  Last week, I’d never even heard of Mark Baumer. I suspect most people still don’t know who he his. Such ignorance is unfortunate. A few days ago, I learned that Baumer embodied the lived experience of faith in something greater than himself. Back in October, Baumer left Rhode Island to walk barefoot across America. […]

Progressive Christians Often Seem to Not Give Two Shits About the Persecution, Imprisonment and Martyrdom of Fellow Christians and I Think I Know Why: A Retrospective

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  I was scanning the news a few nights ago and ran across the name of Meriam Yehya Ibrahim.  I doubt many people in our churches know the name of Ibrahim or the fact that she was sentenced to death in Sudan last week for being a Christian.  There are without a doubt components of […]

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