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How to Stop Feeling Guilty All the Time

Can I make a confession? I’ve felt guilty very often for much of my life. It’s a terrible burden to carry around. Some of it comes from my personality, maybe because I have a sensitive, or over-sensitive, conscience. There’s guilt...

Churches with In-Person Worship Services in the OC

Most churches have remained open during the past 3 months or so with livestreamed or on-demand video worship services, due to the global pandemic of COVID19 coronavirus. [update 7/13/20] “Effective immediately, California closes some indoor business operations statewide and additional...

How to transfer phone number away from Straight Talk

This article explains plain and simple what is required to authenticate the transfer when on the BYOP—bring your own phone—plan on Straight Talk. I have an unlocked iPhone SE, original version. Bottom line: the new provider needs to make a...

Church Consultants for Diversity and Black Lives

I’m pained and cringing at the blunders and blindness of people who say the wrong things, hurtful words, because they don’t understand the plight of black lives amidst the protests that are all around us. Especially white pastors and church...

A List of Black Pastors to Listen to

At this kairos moment in history, the American church must listen to Black preachers and pastors, for the sake of liberty and justice for all peoples, especially black lives harmed for generations. The gospel imperative compels Christians to care for...

29 Books for Faithful Racial Justice

InterVarsity Press is arguably the leading publisher for Christian authors who share their prophetic voices and stories to educate the uninformed and challenge with the truth. Learn from these books to pursue justice, wholeness, and racial righteousness in your homes,...

Listening to black leaders, not more news

Amongst the many voices of protests are good people, men and women made in the image of God, and that’s the most important thing. People are more valuable than property, dignity more than doctrines, empathy more than examination. Listen to...