Easter is a special holy day for the church.
We recognize the pain of Good Friday’s crucifixion and then see the glory of Resurrection Sunday. The resurrection provides hope for all of us as many of us live in despair, pain, suffering and marginalization.
Easter gives us hope. Christ is Risen!Continue reading
I am thrilled and honored to write a piece for the new book, What Did Jesus Ask? Christian Leaders Reflect on His Questions of Faith (TIME) edited by Elizabeth Dias.
This is such a wonderful collection of 65 different writers from around the world who tackle the questions that Jesus asked. I am honored to be in this collection.
This is a repost of my last year’s Huffington Post, “Jesus and the Cross“.
I hate to be rejected. Don’t you?
No one likes rejection. Yet, we experience rejection and its pain from an early age. Children feel hurt when, on the playground or in other settings, they are not allowed to play a game with the rest of the kids. Childhood rejection may even be self-inflicted, when we resent the fact that we are afraid to climb up to the top of the Jungle Gym. Continue reading
This is co-written with Rev. Jesse Jackson on Ebola and Thomas Eric Duncan. It is a repost from The Huffington Post. Please pray for Duncan’s family.
When Thomas Eric Duncan, a visitor from Liberia, became ill in Dallas on September 24, he went, as many people do, to the local hospital emergency room. However, serious questions must be raised about what happened when he did. Continue reading