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“We are what we eat” Reflections on the Just Food Conference.

I had the opportunity this weekend to attend and be a part of the Just Food conference, hosted by the Farminary at Princeton Theological Seminary. It was one of those experiences where I walked away from feeling overwhelmingly inspired. As I’ve mentioned, food justice has become a consuming passion for me (See what I did … Continue reading

Undecided? Really?!

I could not watch last night’s “debate”. I value my sanity too much. I opted instead to watch “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” which was on FX. I figured if I was going to watch a man and a woman try to destroy each other, it should at least be a really sexy man and a … Continue reading

The Five Things I need from White People Right Now

Another day, another unarmed black man dead. Terence Crutcher’s SUV stalled as he was coming back from community college classes. He was studying music appreciation and was very active in his church choir. Seeing his picture reminds me of any number of big dudes I know who can sing their lungs out. From his view … Continue reading

Mmmm… food

Bonus points if you caught that my blog title was a reference to the classic MF DOOM album of the same name. I was already planning on writing about food this morning when a friend sent me this article. Essentially, with Bayer purchasing Monsanto one of the world’s largest food and agriculture companies is being … Continue reading

A Prayer for Hijackers and Terrorists

Matthew 5: 43-47:  ‘You have heard that it was said, “You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.” But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on … Continue reading

Comic-Con is better than church

This morning I read an article, the title of which I have literally said verbatim: Brunch is Better than Church. The author argues that the sense of community and fellowship that we experience over eggs and mimosas with our friends is the depth of relationship that is often missing at church. “We need spaces for fellowship. … Continue reading