Tag: advocacy

What Do You Expect?

What Do You Expect?

Authentic prophets do not wear soft robes nor do they live in royal palaces. They do not fill our Instagram feeds with faux lashes and prosperity preposterousness. Authentic prophets are lowly radicals with no social currency. They live outside systems of exploitation and oppression that mentally and physically enslave the vulnerable.

How Stillness Can Sustain Our Activism

How Stillness Can Sustain Our Activism

This excerpt comes from my latest Sojourners piece. For Christians engaged in justice work, 2018 has been another dumpster fire. We’re exhausted. We’re feeling compassion fatigue. We’re clinging to hope. Activism at this speed is not sustainable, but many of us are unwilling to entertain the alternative.