Authority, Accountability, and the Death of Walter Scott

To many, the death of Walter Scott appeared to be the most clear-cut case among…


election 2016

Election Day and the Persecuted Church

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8. The International Day(s) of Prayer for the…


Jesus and Your Political Party

Jesus didn’t (and doesn’t) fit neatly into any political party. His kingdom is…


Whatever Happened to Civility?

Incivility in American politics is hardly new. Politicians and ordinary…


Christians of Color: Can You See the Stars?

Dear Christians of color,This is your time.In many respects, the problems of…


Denominational Diversity and Cultural Normativity

Duke Kwon delivered this talk on June 22, 2016, during the Presbyterian Church…


Palm Sunday: Repurposing Power

My wife is a designer. It’s glorious. She is. There are times I’ll nearly get…


Our Children Are Not "Color-Blind"

“Daddy, why is my skin light-colored? Why is our family’s skin light?”The…


Advent Animates Activism

“Everything is broken,” Bob Dylan lamented with timeless insight. And who…


Body Language: Racism According to Ta-nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates insists on talking about bodies. Black bodies. It is one of…