Pass The Mic: Racism and Christian Education

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJemar and Tyler address the history of…


Ain’t I A Woman? A Brief Reflection of the Just Gospel Women’s Panel

The Just Gospel Conference was a series of conversations, centered around the…


Black Women and the Burden of Strength: Book Review

I thought being a black man in America was difficult. This is certainly true,…


Pass The Mic: The Great Woke Debate

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadYou knew this one was coming… Tyler and…


Why Racism Might Defeat American Evangelicalism: Part 2

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


Get Out Movie Review

From the moment I watched the preview of Get Out movie, I knew it would either…


Book Review: Christianity, Social Justice, & Japanese American Incarceration During World War 2

Anne Blankenship, assistant professor of religious studies at North Dakota…


Red and Blue & Black and White: Untangling Race, Religion and Politics in America

They say you should never talk about race, religion, or politics in polite…


Why Racism Might Defeat American Evangelicalism: Part 1

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


Lessons from Jackson, Mississippi

When my husband took a job in Mississippi, I didn’t know if I could do it. We…


Evangelicalism and White-Centered Discipleship Part 1

White-centeredness highlights the actions of the majority culture as normal,…


Racism and Elitism in Higher Education

In order to do this [listen to the voices of the marginalized], there must be a…


Black Life, White Affluence, and Double Consciousness

During moments of racial tension, we rightly seek to address the underlying…


On Black History: From Platitudes to Participation

My wife and I recently watched the movie, Hidden Figures. We thoroughly enjoyed…


"Alternative Facts" in a Racialized Society

President Trump suggests his presidential inauguration was attended by and…


Pass The Mic: Reflections On President Obama’s Legacy

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJemar and Tyler look back at the past 8…


The Lonely Path of Racial Reconciliation For Minorities

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


Reasons I’m Sad to See the First Black Presidency End

In this new year, Americans and the world are trying to prepare themselves for…


Pass The Mic: Safe Havens In Tumultuous Times

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJemar and Tyler discuss a few safe…


Building Bridges When the Church Wants Walls

As a white man who has labored over the last 17 years for the gospel, racial…