This Is Pure and Undefiled Religion: Take Care of Orphans and Widows in Their Affliction

Those in positions of power have a history of using the bible to justify…


The Jewish Jesus is the Christ!

Why should Christians celebrate Christmas? We know historically that some of…


white supremacy

Reject Overt and COVERT White Supremacy

Overt expressions of White Supremacy engulfed Charlottesville this past…


What is Biblical Interpretation? Part 4

The first post of this series provided a few basics of biblical interpretation.…


Biblical Interpretation Part 3: The Bible IS the Word of God!

In part 1 of our series on biblical interpretation, I stated the goal of…


What is Biblical Interpretation?: Part 1

Like any academic discipline, the discipline of biblical hermeneutics is rife…


Why American Evangelicalism Might Defeat Racism Part 6

As I wrote several months ago, multi-ethnic church conversations are currently…


Why American Evangelicalism Might Defeat Racism: Gospel-Centered, Black Churches

This post is the fifth in a series regarding racism in evangelicalism. The…


Why Certain Evangelical Churches Might Defeat Racism: Part 4

If evangelicals embrace a bigger understanding of the gospel in comparison to…


Why Certain Evangelical Churches Might Defeat Racism: Part 3

In two recent posts, I offered 8 reasons why racism might defeat…


Why Racism Might Defeat American Evangelicalism: Part 2

In a recent post, I introduced a series titled “Why Racism Might Defeat…


Why Racism Might Defeat American Evangelicalism: Part 1

Divided By Faith (2001), the famous book written by Emerson and Smith,…


The Intersection of Identity and Biblical Interpretation

Biblical interpretation is socially situated. One of the courses I teach at the…


Anti-Semitism is Anti-Christ

Anti-Semitism has a long tenure in world history. From Haman’s plot to kill the…


Intersectionality and Reconciliation in Our Churches

Author’s Note: Dr. Jarvis J. Williams rejects the ideology of…


The Bad Optics of White Male Domination in the US Senate

Another controversy has erupted in the US government regarding gender, race,…


The Day Yahweh Was Baptized

One of the puzzling things about the synoptic gospels is the baptism of Jesus.…


"Alternative Facts" in a Racialized Society

President Trump suggests his presidential inauguration was attended by and…


The Lonely Path of Racial Reconciliation For Minorities

Racial reconciliation can be a lonely path for the black and brown (and…