andy stanley

Andy Stanley and the Dismissal of the OT

I recently had the opportunity to listen to a message by Andy Stanley, the…


Honor & Soul at the Opening Ceremony for the Lynching Memorial and Museum

Montgomery, AL-- Bryan Stevenson and his team at the Equal Justice Initiative…


opioid

What the Crack Epidemic and Opioid Crisis Tells Us About Race in America

For as long as America has been America, drugs have been an issue in some form…


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Safe at Starbucks?

“I used to barely drink Starbucks, now I’m drinking pour-overs…” -Jacob and…


Mason Temple and The Freedom To Be: A Respectable Religion Under The White Gaze

On the eve of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, the…


dr. king

Honor the Real King

April 4, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin…


Pass The Mic: Shut Up and Dribble? Nah

Surprise! We missed recording last week due to sickness, so you get two…


super bowl

Quarterbacks, Safeties, and the Spotlight of Evangelicalism

Except for Patriots' fans, the rest of the country probably agrees that the…


black history month

Don't Waste Your Black History Month

As a black Christian in a predominantly white context, Black History Month is…


black art

On Portraits, Blackness, and Art

An artist is a precarious thing to be.I'm thinking of Kehinde Wiley and Amy…


White Evangelicals Must Ask, "Why Does Our Theology Lead to Republicanism?"

Much virtual ink has been spilled discussing the merits of the term…


The Abuse of Denial: How We Avoid Change and Add to Oppression

When it comes to the abuse and oppression of other image bearers, we spit in…


Tolerance for Racism Paved the Way for the Moral Bankruptcy of This Moment

The credible sexual abuse allegations leveled at political leaders keep coming.…


abuse

Abuse is 'In Here', not 'Out There'

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein abuse fallout, as with many public…


race

I Too Am Tired: Race Convos in 2017

It is a weary thing, this racial conciliation monster. If you do not take care,…


meek mill

Meek Mill, Justice, and An Enamored Judge

I remember watching a young and hungry Meek Mill in Philadelphia’s illustrious…


stranger things

Stranger Things and The Sinclairs

After finishing season 2 of Stranger Things (in 2 days), I was impressed.…


Sutherland Springs Church Shooting: A Prayer

Like all of you, I was absolutely appalled by the news of the shooting that…


motherhood

Black Motherhood in the Age of Trump

I have two daughters.My youngest was born on Inauguration Day 2017. She’s…


women

Do We Really Value Women?: The Church and a Call for Gender Reconciliation

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is October, and for once, I’m almost at a…