November 19: Work from Home

It is lunch on a Friday, almost the end of a hectic week. But today I am grateful to be able to work remotely on this velvety sapphire couch, alternative music playing sans headphones, barefoot. Working in the office tends to be more productive for me, and I thrive on the the socialization. I am…

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Intersected: life chances of Black African refugees in the U.S.

This week’s post focuses on the life chances of Black African refugees in the U.S., taking a look at the labor market, how knowledge of the English language plays in (you’ll be surprised!), and what an appropriate faith response might look like.

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The sixth love language: food

If God is a provider, and if he has any love, he made himself clear through Eva. It was she that taught me the sixth love language: food.

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Some say refugees. I say friends.

I spend nearly every day of the week hanging out at the houses of refugees or having them over my place. On weekends many of us attend church together, all weekend long. On weekdays others of us eat lunch together; I always look forward to 12:30. Several of us practice music together, all of us…

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