Jesus and Juneteenth
by Wes Mills on June 19th, 2022
How can Juneteenth help the church understand her mission? Many ways, but one is to affirm that the freedom of Black people matter, and that the lack of freedom did not exist merely in the culture, but it was the defining feature of churches. If the kingdom of God is for anyone, it is certainly for the ones that society doesn't want.
Kingdom of Politics vs. Politics of the Kingdom
by Wesley Mills on September 1st, 2020
In a kingdom culture, what is most maddening is not the political sphere; it’s the sphere of our own hearts that are taken captive so quickly by the constant current of the political fray and madness. In a kingdom culture, we will always be dissatisfied with national politics; but we will even be more dissatisfied by our infatuation with it. In a kingdom culture, we know the world is broken with broken people; but we are more appalled with the brokenness inside us than those around us.
How Did We Get Here? (Stories of Dignity)
by Wesley Mills on August 18th, 2020
All too often, I had heard negative speech about immigrants in the United States. I felt compelled not to speak for them, but to listen to them.
by Wesley Mills on July 15th, 2020
The common thread of the diverse paintings in an art gallery is that they all point back to the artist; and so it is with these voices. Unique, complex, varied -- and yet all pointing back to the Artist.