Witnessing too many well-armored Goliaths beating down Davids has taken a toll on my soul. I could try to avoid the news. Unfortunately, denial does not stop the bleeding. It only serves to mask an unjust reality that demands action.
As a student, I recited the Pledge of Allegiance every morning in school. In public and Adventist elementary school, it was what Americans did. This was long before I understood anything about politics, the party system and how our government worked.
During the months of September of 2021, the Idaho Seventh-day Adventist Conference embarked on a conference-wide initiative to spread the gospel throughout their territory. Five churches in particular shared their stories.
This morning, as I opened the garage door to head to work, the fog swirled in, beckoning me with its misty tendrils. It was still foggy when I drove home, the sun just barely visible through the cloud layers.