Of grace, forgiveness and tears

2014-02-19T09:08:16-05:00March 30th, 2013|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |4 Comments

(The Hamilton Spectator - Saturday, March 30, 2013) KAMPALA, UGANDA ✦ I’m the odd man out in a loose circle in the campus home of the university president talking about God’s grace, an unsurprising discussion because, besides being a university and my own family’s home, this is a nearly century-old theological training centre. The horrible news of late is the roadside murder of a young law student, John Otim, beaten dead with an iron bar for money that he didn’t even have.