Love Letter to Sad Revolutionaries

Picture from Radical Tenderness Project by Kristen Trudo: On August 6, 2017, I was invited by Rev. Rebecca Turner, my former supervisor at Faith Aloud, to preach and preside at Christ Church United Church of Christ in Maplewood Missouri. I chose the Matthew 14:31-21 story about Jesus feeding the five thousand with five loaves and … Continue reading Love Letter to Sad Revolutionaries

Justice in STL Resources

Last year, I compiled a list of resources for Jesuit Volunteers on racial equality here. It is interesting to look back on what I referred people to, and the snapshot in my thinking on racial justice at the time. Some things have changed, others have remained the same. I don't focus so much on bookmarking … Continue reading Justice in STL Resources

Unity – A Matter of Life & Death

I preached two sermons for the 2nd Sunday of Easter at St. John's, Tower Grove ([LINK] Scriptures referenced: Psalm 133, Acts 4:32-37, Acts 5:1-11, John 20:19-31 ([LINK] Check out Fight for $15: [LINK] 10:30am Service Video - more performative, more jokes: 5pm Service Podcast - more interactive, more contemplative: [LINK] Manuscript … Continue reading Unity – A Matter of Life & Death

New Yorker: Inequality and New York Subway

Income inequality is real, and the gaps loom large.Click here for a nifty infographic about income inequality on the New York subway, how median household income changes from station to station.The United States has a problem with income inequality. And it’s particularly bad in New York City—according to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, … Continue reading New Yorker: Inequality and New York Subway