Words for the Journey — Women’s History Month

“Black Baptist Women in Ministry and the Principality of Patriarchy” As we march into Women’s History Month, I’ve been thinking about women in ministry, particularly Black Baptist women in ministry.   This area is especially near and dear to me as my wife, the...

Words for the Journey — January 2021

The Adinkra symbol “Mpatapo” or “Knot of Reconciliation” represents the bond, or knot, that binds parties in a dispute or disagreement to a peaceful and harmonious reconciliation. It is a symbol of peacemaking following strife.  Because of this, New Baptist Covenant...

Words for the journey — November 2020

Bless the Lord, O my soul,    and all that is within me,    bless his holy name.2 Bless the Lord, O my soul,    and do not forget all his benefits—3 who forgives all your iniquity,    who heals all your diseases,4 who redeems your life from the Pit,    who crowns you...

Words for the journey — October 2020

A narcissistic Nietzscheanism has pervaded and perverted the national political landscape. For over a decade, our now 45th President of the United States seems to have used Friedrich Nietzsche’s The Birth of Tragedy, On Genealogy of Morals, and The Will to Power...

Words for the journey — September 2020

More than 200,000 souls have been lost to COVID-19. Raging fires continue to gobble up lives and livelihoods on the west coast of the country. White supremacy exposes its ugly face as a significant percentage of our citizens deny the humanity and validity of black...

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