“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Is Atlanta still the “city too busy to hate”?

For weeks, I have struggled long and hard about how to verbalize my reaction to our country’s latest sickening string of racial injustices. I’ve started this blog post more than five times before abandoning it…
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“Perhaps the sacrament of communion is a reminder that our suffering Savior will always be a hard pill to swallow. A crucified God was and is a foolish notion; a sharp rock upon which the world stubs its toe.”

Why we (still) struggle with the crucifixion

In the past, I’ve often mocked the disciples for not anticipating (and for not understanding the reason or the necessity of) their Lord’s crucifixion. We are told that Jesus predicted his death on multiple occasions, and…
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When you love you should not say, “God is in my heart,” but rather, “I am in the heart of God.”

A love that crowns & crucifies

This week, I wanted to share one of my favorite pieces of prose on love, whose author, Kahlil Gibran, is a Lebanese-American artist, philosopher, and poet. If you’ve never heard of him, consider this your first…
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