How Long Will Justice be Crucified and Truth Crushed? (Pt. 5 Gestures of Charity vs. Acts of Solidarity)

My fifth post in this series (pt. 1, 2, 3, & 4 here) imagines an alternative model for church communities where the privileged stand in solidarity with those at the margins Continue Reading →

How Long Will Justice be Crucified and Truth Crushed? (Pt. 4 Charity and the Poverty Culture)

In my fourth post of this series, I investigate the ways that the “poverty culture” and the practice of charity remain symbiotic to one another. Charity, in more ways then one, perpetuates Continue Reading →

How Long Will Justice be Crucified and Truth Crushed? (Pt. 3 The Banality of Charity)

This is the third post in this summer series (pt. 1 and pt. 2) that investigates the connections between race, poverty and U.S. social engineering. This piece is particularly dedicated to exploring Continue Reading →

Mercy + Justice = Mutuality

“He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your Continue Reading →

How Long Will Justice be Crucified and Truth Crushed? (Pt. 1 Racialization)

And so beings one of my (Josiah) summer series. This series is particularly dedicated to touching on issues pertaining to America, race, poverty and the role the church should play in Continue Reading →

Oscar Romero: One with the Church, One with the Poor

Intro Today marks the 34th anniversary of Archbishop Oscar Romero’s martyrdom. Romero was the preeminent voice of peace and justice during his three-year archbishopric of El Salvador (1977-1980). But how Continue Reading →