Are Church Services Essential?

We have a tendency of making our preferences the mark of godliness. We too often perceive ourselves as the fourth member of the Trinity. We make our convictions synonymous with God’s commandments. We refuse to accept that alternatives to our preferences might not be evil. Especially when our favourite people agree with us—especially when our…

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Abortion And The Coronavirus

Since the coronavirus outbreak, every person in the world today—almost eight billion people—have changed their lives to protect others. The NBA and other professional sports leagues have closed their arenas. Universities and other schools have suspended entire semesters. Weddings and funerals have been postponed and cancelled. Restaurants and businesses are closed. Nations have closed their…

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The Lonely, Elderly Man

Some time after seven in the morning, his eyes move to the ceiling, before his hands brush his face. Then he shifts, carefully, to the other side of the bed to find his glasses over the bedroom table. When he maneuvers out of bed, he heads directly to the washroom, where he brushes his teeth,…

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My 10 Favourite Podcasts

I recently noticed the number of podcasts I was subscribed to was starting to look like my personal library: I had committed myself to more content than I probably have the time to enjoy. So I’ve narrowed the list of podcasts I subscribe to and I’ve selected my 10 favourite podcasts from that list, and…

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What Does It Mean To Be Black?

I’ve been called “Black on the outside, White on the inside” many times. And that’s because too many Black people agree with White racists that a Black person’s skin colour shapes who they are. If you’re unfamiliar with the phrase, “Black on the outside, White on the inside”, it’s a racial epithet to describe Black…

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We Cannot Defeat Death

If you’ve been reading what current and former NBA players have been saying about Kobe Bryant since his death yesterday, you’ll know that his peers considered him one of the greatest basketball players of all time. And next to that, you’ll also know they considered him one of the fiercest competitors in NBA history. That’s…

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