Struggling with the mission? I get it.

Last week, I was invited to the home of some members of my church congregation (termed a “ward” in Mormon lingo). While there, I was to entertain two of our ward’s Elders, the young Mormon missionaries wearing white shirts, conservative ties, and black name tags. This isn’t an unusual occasion, given that I’ve been on both the giving and receiving ends of this arrangement—having volunteered … Continue reading Struggling with the mission? I get it.

Celebrating diversity (not just on Taco Tuesday)

By Jonathan Schroeder Two weeks ago, a NY Attorney named Aaron Schlossberg walked into a deli market full of Latino deli workers. The result was a viral video tirade that most of you have probably already seen. Less than a week later, a Border Patrol Agent in Montana stopped a Latina woman and asked for her identification. His justification – she was speaking Spanish. Let’s … Continue reading Celebrating diversity (not just on Taco Tuesday)