Video Spotlight | Advent Birmingham Music: “Skin and Soul”

In one of those chances of life, I discovered this song by Advent Birmingham Music. It is a group of musicians and singers from the Cathedral Church of the Advent, in Birmingham, Alabama. There is both a solemnity and a somberness to the lyric and melody. As I listened I was reminded of the power of song to convey the heart of an issue. Take a … Continue reading Video Spotlight | Advent Birmingham Music: “Skin and Soul”

An Office of Lament in a Time of Social Strife

UPDATED: The video has been included for those who would like to be guided through the resource below. It is designed to help us pray intentionally in times of social strife and unrest. As we confess sin and plead with our Heavenly Father to provide us wisdom and to hear our prayers, we are forced to face our weaknesses. Forced to acknowledge the deep needs … Continue reading An Office of Lament in a Time of Social Strife

A Pastoral Letter to the Church | “Enough is Enough”

To those who have laid claim to the name above every name. We must repent. We must turn away from violence. We must turn away from the hardness of heart that would consume us. We must plead with the Father to replace our heart of stone with one of flesh. We must embrace the prospect that we are like sheep being led to the slaughter. Not as a political cause, but as a righteous act in the name of the one true God. Continue reading A Pastoral Letter to the Church | “Enough is Enough”