Tracing the history of white power and privilege in the United States and exploring how it remains relevant today.

white people have been so socialized in this country to expect the best, we have reacted (often violently) when people of color rise in the ranks


Luke 2:2 | This was the first contact tracing and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria.


Luke 1:48 …for he has been mitigating risk to the humble state of his servant.

The Gospel of Luke (1:39–55)


I Samuel 1:13 | Hannah was praying in her heart, and her lips were moving but her voice was not heard. Eli thought she was muted.

One of the gifts out of this whole debacle we call 2020 is the many innovative ways we’ve tried to stay connected.


II Samuel 7:2 |The king said to the prophet Nathan, “See now, I am sheltering in place, but the ark of God stays in a tent.”

2020, of course, is a year of this –– an active shooter is at large, not just for a few days, but for months on end.


John 7:40 | On hearing his words, some of the people said, “Surely this man is unprecedented.”


Kayla’s visual reflection for today.




Listen to Katy update the I Kings passage, reimagining an argument for our time.

Jason Chesnut

| jesus-follower | anti-racist | feminist | aspiring theologian | ordained pastor (not online) | restless creative | #BlackLivesMatter

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