Advent as Solidarity

Advent reminds us that we serve a God who intentionally chose to enter in! While God did not have to, God elected to intervene on our behalf. Compelled by love, Jesus—in selfless abandon—forsook ‪‎‪‎comfort, safety, and heaven’s shalom…to stand in solidarity with humanity. This costly decision was taken for granted; in […]

Reclaiming the Power of Lament

Somewhere along the way, we modern Christians got lament wrong: we began thinking of it as optional instead of a required practice of the faith. A strange word to modern ears, “lamentation” feels inherently ancient. It brings to mind images of an overwrought demonstration of mourning — sackcloth and ashes, […]

Multiculturalism Beyond Photo Ops and Potlucks

Author Amy Julia Becker interviews Dominique about racial reconciliation. Amy: Can you tell us a little bit about your background as someone involved in racial reconciliation work within the church? Dominique: I grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, in an African American church. During my teenage years I read and reflected […]