Faith and Food Justice

Why the Peace Garden Project?   I was raised in the south in a pretty fundamentalist Baptist Church, and I have a Muslim sister. Though my beliefs are no longer Continue Reading

Lord, Have Mercy: The Order of Confession and Forgiveness, Mystagogical Preaching, and the “Southern Way of Life”

Like most Evangelical Lutheran Churches in America, Beth-Eden Lutheran Church begins every worship service with The Order of Confession and Forgiveness:[1] As worship begins, water is poured into a baptismal Continue Reading

Plenty Good Room: Reclaiming Hospitality in the Black Church

Why Hospitality in the Black Church? In contemporary American culture, we often hear how many congregations are in drastic decline and in some cases struggling to survive.  This is especially Continue Reading

Doing the Work of Well-Being with African-American Men at LaGrange College: Identity, Context, Rage and Construction

This post serves as a very brief review and executive summary of Rev. Adam Roberts’ Doctor of Ministry project and paper, “Doing the Work of Well-Being with African American Males Continue Reading

Boundary Leadership: a Video-Based Small Group Curriculum

BOUNDARY LEADERSHIP AT EMORY The past three years of course work and research in the Emory University community have deeply shaped my view of how community is formed and how Continue Reading

Understanding Community: Engaging Oxford College Students in Loving God’s World

The Why & The What of This Project My doctor of ministry project is about the relationship between colleges and universities, often referred to as town and gown relations. More Continue Reading