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 […]