Red Letter Christians's articles

  1. General Christian
If you say, “Hey, that’s none of my business,” will that get you off the hook? Someone is watching you closely, you know—Someone not impressed with weak excuses. (Proverbs 24:11-12, the Message) Due to strict media control and extreme oversight by the Chinese government, the reports of Uighurs being systematically interned and forcibly placed into […]
  1. General Christian
What did social justice mean to Jesus? A clear-eyed reading of the gospels reveals that it meant to be more equitable access to wealth, resources, security, authority, and power. The gospels portray relief for the impoverished masses in Israel to be his primary concern. We know this because he spoke about poverty and the impoverished […]
  1. General Christian
Since Republicans in the Senate locked arms to block debate on legislation to protect voting rights, the folks I look to for moral leadership in the public sqaure have been getting arrested in Washington, DC. First, it was Rev. Jesse Jackson and Bishop William J. Barber, standing with poor and low-income people from Appalachia who […]
  1. General Christian
Recently, I testified for a public hearing on a proposed methane rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. I shared that I am a Dine woman from the Navajo reservation in Shiprock, New Mexico, governance chair for United Methodist Women’s national board, and former tribal Prosecutor for the Navajo Nation. I testified on behalf of […]
  1. General Christian
The Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR) understood that in order to seek justice we must lay down the idol of victory. The second of their 10 commandments says, “Remember always that the non-violent movement seeks in Birmingham justice and reconciliation—not victory.” Scores of us who follow Christ applaud this statement. But it takes […]
  1. General Christian
You may be surprised what people deem as secular society is not where I’ve experienced the most discrimination as a person who is differently abled. Whether it was dark years facing not getting a ministry job due to my speech and body impediment or receiving hurtful patronizing remarks about my disability by well meaning Christians, […]

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