Seeing God’s Movement Towards Redemption in Isaiah 11

“The wolf will romp with the lamb, the leopard sleep with the kid. Calf and lion will eat from the same trough, and a little child will tend them. Cow and bear will graze the same pasture, their calves and cubs grow up together, and the lion eat straw like the ox. The...

What I Took from ‘The New Jim Crow’

Did you think that Jim Crow ended in 1965 with the Voting Rights Act? Think again. Michelle Alexander argues in The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness that racism is so pernicious that it doesn’t go away. It just changes form. In this book,...

A Daily Prayer for Justice and Mercy

  Jesus, united with the Father and the Holy Spirit, Give us your compassion for those in prison. Mend in mercy the broken in mind and memory. Soften the hard of heart, the captives of anger. Free the innocent; parole the trustworthy. Awaken the repentance that...