I want to believe that moral character, sacrifice, decency, and goodness are important to you...But every time you have an opportunity to take up your cross and show me, it seems as if you are more interested in prospering white, male, heterosexual, right-wing, conservative power and privilege.
The Republican Party’s political sellout to Donald Trump — and the Democrats' lack of a clear moral alternative many people of faith are excited to support — leave many of us feeling politically homeless.
If you haven’t noticed, white Jesus is usually the only Jesus in town. If you dig, you can find other images of Jesus, but it’s hard. If that isn’t a symbol of white supremacy, I don’t know what is.
What if our acts of fidelity to the tribe our back bumper testifies to have actually been the thing God was satirically calling into question from the beginning?
On election night, I took my first, deep breath in weeks. And today, I wrote a prayer to read now and in the coming months when the next vote is needed, the next march is organized, and the next disaster comes to hijack our confidence in humanity.