Tag Archives: Protest

Jesus Won’t Let Me Look Away As Black Lives Are Choked Away

  Who knew that Jesus’ feel-good story about the good Samaritan would wreck me?  In a recent video, Bishop T.D. Jakes reminded me to look more closely at the story. He said that we focus so much on the good Samaritan that we look past the other two men. Do you recall the story? A …

Can We Ever Love Our Country Too Much?

  Our current national debate about Colin Kaepernick and how to honor the American flag and country raises a vital question: Is it possible to love our country too much?   Jesus said some outlandish things.  Here is one of them.   “Anyone who loves their father or mother more than me is not worthy …