Blatant Racism

A blogpost by pastor Eugene Cho pointed to this blatant racist app. I don’t consider myself an “angry Asian man”, but injustice like this makes me sick to my stomach. Will you sign this petition to get Google to remove this hurtful app?

Learning from a True Hero

This past Saturday, I had the unexpected joy of serving an elderly gentleman, Bill Scott, alongside two other members of our church – Mark and Dustin. Mr. Scott lives in a 175-year old house in a little corner of Laurel, MD. What I thought would be some kitchen work turned into having to tear out the entire floor of his kitchen (which had sunk down about 3 feet!) and laying some new joists. I was completely blown away and blessed by the five hours I spent there. In order describe how, I need to give some context.  Continue reading

Those people!?

Great video on how we view “the poor”. In the past year, I’ve been really convicted about how I essentially deny the doctrine of imago dei (being made in the image of God with all of its inherent dignity) in the way I interact with and respond to my neighbors – especially those who are materially poor. I was glad to find this video of a poem written by Julia K. Dinsmore (though I wish they had a female narrator, no offense, Danny Glover!).