Today voting rights are once again under attack in our nation and people of faith have a role to play in the fight to protect and expand voting rights. To commemorate this day, and as part of a national effort on securing voting rights, I invite each of you to join me, Dr. Marvin Wickware, and a number of LSTC alumni from across Chicago at a public action in support of voting rights next Monday, June 21 at Chicago’s Federal Plaza at noon.
The modern commitment to racial profiling is so deep and so engrained. We can’t even read the scriptures without imposing our racial categories and biases on the stories of those who have gone before us in faith.
Content notice: The following message concerns the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless other acts of violence against Black people in the United States. It was written with the community of students, staff, and faculty at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) in mind. I am sharing it publicly … Continue reading A Pastoral Message on the Murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Countless Others