Uniform 06.22.2014: Staying Active in Between

The church where I worship each Sunday is in a time of transition. Two weeks after my first visit more than a year ago, the small congregation sold their building and moved into a temporary facility, waiting for a more permanent solution to be revealed.

Uniform 06.15.2014: Being Holy

Old Testament writers are often concerned with holiness. With an extensive collection of laws about how to remain holy, or set apart, God’s people had an innate knowledge of what threatened their holiness.

Uniform 06.08.2014: Do Something

When God’s people returned to their homeland after a long and miserable exile in Babylon, they saw the destruction of their beloved temple—the place where they felt closest to God—and probably felt more alone than ever. They wanted to honor God by rebuilding a worthy place of worship, but they didn’t have the resources.

Uniform 06.01.2014: All Deliberate Speed

Having grown up in Georgia, I have heard many stories about when my state’s public schools finally integrated. In many cases, the court’s order did not take hold until the mid-70s, twenty years after its decree that “separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.”