Social Justice for Single People

Social Justice for Single People

I’ve been a social justice warrior since midway through the first grade. The “new girl” in my class, who also happened to be blind, was unable to participate in our lunchtime kickball game. I responded by declaring that we couldn’t play kickball anymore because the game excluded Melissa. Then I staged a sit-in; I lined all […]

Young protestors lighting and preparing to launch a Molotov cocktail at Ferguson police

The Cross and the Molotov Cocktail

[Content note: discussion and photos of lynching and other forms of brutality]   Can you see the Imago Dei in these young men? Can you see the suffering Christ in their rage? This morning at church, the black female preacher said aloud what many of us have been thinking: that Ferguson could have happened in […]

This wooden signs hangs on my office wall, so I don't forget!

5 encouraging justice-related things I witnessed this year in the Church

This past year of writing and speaking has been my most dynamic yet – lots of highlights and lowlights, from being featured in JET magazine (and getting to brag about it at the beauty shop!) to being physically threatened by an audience member after a talk. Over the last 10 months, I’ve given 70+ talks in […]