Give thanks to God that he has put women and men in this particular place, at this particular time, to provide this particular safe haven.
Author: Branden Henry
Eugene Peterson had a knack for holding up a mirror to his reader through the stories and poetry he shared.
A list of books for children, ranging from toddlers to high-school students, that touch on identity, civil rights, and historical figures.
When it comes to the abuse and oppression of other image bearers, we spit in the face of our Creator when we choose to turn a blind eye. Diane Langberg, a renowned trauma counselor, puts it this way: “So often, ” God Does Not Deny Oppression As I continue to have discussions about the injustices […]
Statistically, someone in your congregation is being or has recently been sexually abused. Be alert.
30-year-old Charleena Lyles had 3 children (ages 11, 4, and 1), and was pregnant with her fourth, who watched and listened as their mother was gunned down. They heard the pleading, promises, screams and gun blasts echo throughout their apartment. Dae’ Anne, the 4-year-old daughter of Diamond Reynolds, was in the backseat of Philando Castille’s […]
There is no easy way around it. As a white man, regardless of what I do or say to support my minority brothers and sisters, I am enmeshed with a cultural system that does them harm. This strange mix of guilt and confusion tends to cause myself and those like me to stop, get quiet, […]
Self-Care as you Fight the Good Fight When you engage in fighting injustices like racism or sexism (remember you aren’t fighting flesh and blood – Eph. 6:12), you will become wounded and spent. Jesus himself, when bringing the Kingdom of God against the gates of hell, would frequently break away from ministry to engage in […]
“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” (Genesis 1:27) Everything that follows in this article hinges on the above Scripture. In order to confront racism and sexism, you have to believe in your bones that anything tearing down a man or […]
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is mental and emotional stress that includes characteristics of re-experiencing, and hyper arousal, which can lead to a significant disruption in one’s life. PTSD occurs after a person has been through shocking trauma. The bad experience that happened to you, in front of you, or around you, stays with you. You feel certain that the […]
The issue of inter-racial marriage has been getting a lot of press in Christian circles lately, which has got me thinking, ‘Why is this such a critical issue?’. I’d like to write from my point of view: the view of a recovering racist. Some Church History I grew up without overt or bigoted comments or […]