I grew up in the 50’s and 60’s on the near South Side of Milwaukee. Our city has since become known as possibly the most segregated city in America. Though my neighborhood is now home to Hispanic, Black, and Hmong families, when I lived there it was primarily Polish and German. I can’t say that […]
1. How does your race affect your daily experience? My race has affected my daily experience for as long as I can remember. I am approaching 50 years of age and I remember when I was probably 12 or 13, my parents sitting me down and explaining that because we were Black, I would have […]
Why do we seem to think that this will be the Christmas that changes everything? Why do we hope for that? Or maybe fear it? Have you ever wondered why it is so tempting to set our hopes on a moment, or a season to fix everything? To change everything? What if all this time, […]
Have you ever noticed how many windows are in this city? Some are decorated, some are broken. Some invite you in, some warn you to stay out. Some scream of their power, some whisper of pain. What do you see when you take the time to notice the windows? I see hope. The Bible says […]
How does a church start? It begins with a crazy dream initiated by God. It continues with crazy faith granted by God. It grows with crazy connections orchestrated by God. It forms with crazy gifts given by God. It explodes with crazy joy in the presence of God.