Another Obama Moment

While only a short snippet from the larger speech, it is so important to note that this is Obama speaking in the rain with his people who had begun to gather at about 5:30am. While Barack chose to go out and be with his people in the rain, McCain canceled his rally all together, because […]

Torture Awareness: Torture is Wrong!

Over the course of the next few days, we at Candler are hosting a few conversations on torture. Next week, we will have a panel conversation with a few academics, but tomorrow we will be showing this film and having a conversation about it. Be aware, like slavery, torture still happens today. Both, are very […]

Troy Davis gets 30 Day Stay!!!

At around 12 noon today, Troy’s mom called those gathered at the Candler school of theology prayer vigil to let us know that Troy had received a 30 day stay of execution!! Watch this space for more updates on how his story has gotten heard and how justice will prevail!! So thankful!! joshua Tweet Send […]

Troy Davis Facts & Testimonies

So the last few days I’ve been working with others again to try to bring more attention to the Troy Davis case. It was amazing to me to to hear different responses to different people about yesterday on Campus. I got all sorts of responses. I’d ask, “So do you know about the Troy Davis’ […]

The Death Penalty in America

While more than one person has spoken out against the use of the death penalty in our modern society, let me take just a moment to say something as well. When Tweet Send to Facebook

Innocence Matters! Free Troy Davis!

About a month ago, I posted about our work and hope for the Troy Davis case. The reality is, despite being given an extension on life by the Supreme Court, the court refused to hear his case, thereby bringing an end to the appeals process. Now, with less than 6 days to save an innocent […]

Book Review: Chuttes and Ladders

For one of my classes on urban life and ministry, I read the following book entitled Chutes and Ladders. If you work in the urban spaces of the US, or with those who are part of the low-wage labor market, I highly suggest the book! Here is my review: Chutes and Ladders offers a close […]

Moral Sense Test

So this Moral Sense Test was just for fun…but difficult. And what is worse, it doesn’t tell you what your answers mean. Try it out. I promise, when you get to end, the questions they ask you make you wonder about the way you answered all along. I wish I could figure out what it […]

Blog Action Day: Poverty

Blog Action Day is an annual nonprofit event that aims to unite the world’s bloggers, podcasters and videocasters, to post about the same issue on the same day. Our aim is to raise awareness and trigger a global discussion. In lieu of blog action day, I re-post the following videos from earlier blogs: Miniature Earth: […]

According to BBC: Legal case against God dismissed

According to the BBC, a US judge has thrown out a case against God, ruling that because the defendant has no address, legal papers cannot be served. The suit was launched by Nebraska state senator Ernie Chambers, who said he might appeal against the ruling. He sought a permanent injunction to prevent the “death, destruction […]