Remember Death: a brief review

I still remember the cold and indifferent eyes of the two young men who just walked past me. Maleek* was just shot seventeen times in front of our house. A crowd had gathered as we waited for the cops to give another scoop and run. The shots ringing out, the blood-stained shirt, the lifeless body.... Continue Reading →

Part 2 of My D.Min. Proposal

Here is the section of my D.Min. proposal that addresses the historical precedents and cultural conditions of the research question I am addressing. It is similar to the Literature Review for PhD dissertations. Introduction There is a crisis of identity within the urban context. Our concern is, how may we apologetically address this identity crisis?... Continue Reading →

The Gospel is BIG Enough

Our Gospel is big enough. There is no hole in our Gospel. It doesn’t need to be expanded, filled in, or changed. If anything, our Gospel needs to be more fully understood, more fully accepted, more fully loved, and more fully treasured. All claims, cries, and calls for a bigger Gospel fail to understand just... Continue Reading →

Hope for the Hood

Below is the broad outline for the apologetics course/book that I am working on. This is only part of the D. Min. project. WTS calls it the Ministry Model. The lessons will follow the broad organizational structure of Method, Commending the Faith, Defending the Faith, and Attacking Unbelief. The following are themes I intend to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Peter Moskowitz’s How to Kill a City

Peter Moskowitz's How to Kill a City offers an engaging and often heartbreaking look at gentrification in the US. He focuses specifically on four unique cities: New Orleans, Detroit, San Francisco, and New York. Each city offers a slightly different perspective on gentrification. New Orleans had a "clean slate" after the devastation of Katrina. Detroit's... Continue Reading →

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