History as Activism – Jemar Tisby at Theology on Tap Chattanooga

Confederate monuments, kneeling during the national anthem, the #MeToo…


The Long History of Racism and Reformed Theology – Jemar Tisby at Covenant College

Listen at Jemar shares his experience with racism in reformed theology,…


Does The School-to-Prison Pipeline Run Through Your Home?

We send our children to school with the hopes they will receive a good…


A Better Statement on Christianity and Justice: The Chicago Declaration of Evangelical Social Concern

A recent statement entitled “The Gospel and Social Justice” has deservedly…


The Slaughter

I recently performed my new spoken word piece: "The Slaughter" live at the…


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…


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Honor the Real King

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


Of Sh*tholes and Section 8: A Response to Rod Dreher

In the current state of public discourse offensive statements have become…


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Mercy and Justice: Jesus Our Perfect Advocate

My entire professional career has been in the movement to end domestic and…


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I Too Am Tired: Race Convos in 2017

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


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The NBA, NFL, and Policing Protest

The NBA and NFL commissioners recently sent memos to their league’s respective…


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Where Are All the Black Evangelicals: The Rise of Woke Evangelicalism

Been in the ‘burbs for quite some time,But I still might hit up the gas…


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Singin’ Us to Glory: The Life and Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer

On August 31, 1962, a group of young African Americans involved in the Civil…


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Three Reflections From the Take A Knee Saga

The last 2 weeks ushered in another episode of the America’s culture wars.…


The Charlottesville Declaration: An Appeal to the Church in America

For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins…


The Orphans of Broken Justice

30-year-old Charleena Lyles had 3 children (ages 11, 4, and 1), and was…


Reflections on the Anniversary of the Murder of the Emanuel Nine

June 17 marks the anniversary of the murder of the Emanuel Nine. A white…


Bryan Stevenson Talks Confederate Monuments, Justice, and Repentance

Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, recently spoke on The…


The Charlottesville Protest: Frustrations, Fear, and Exposing Racism

Charlottesville is an hour away from me. I've visited several times, attended a…


Trayvon Martin's Death and a Resurgent Civil Rights Movement in America

February 26, 2012 marked a resurgence of the civil rights movement in America.…