The Nature of Words

Words.Words can be sharpLike a knife,Cutting deep, reaching deep,Far down,…


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When I Consider The Darkness

I’m scared to raise you here wherea reed basket can’t deliveran escape from…


Race and the American Church - A Brief Survey from Colonialism to WWII

The church in the United States has a long and mostly dysfunctional…


Why Evangelical Christianity Needs the Legacy Movement

Some of the mainline evangelical conferences are dominated with white…


Is Intellectual Racism Still Present in the Evangelical Movement?

Why are non-white voices absent in certain parts of the evangelical movement?…


Comforting Those in Need

Recently I wrote an article that got a lot of attention for its content, but I…


5 Things to Remember as a Black Conservative Scholar

Much racial progress has occurred in the academic world since the dark days of…


The Master Narrative

The Master Narrative: The Popular, but Problematic Memory of the Civil Rights…


Race Matters

As an evangelical scholar of color, I live in a divided world. At The Southern…


The Reasons Behind the Resolution on Civil Rights Remembrance

The 2015 PCA General Assembly will be remembered most for the debate…


Pass The Mic: Closed-Door Conversations

Jemar and Tyler discuss the topics and conversations regarding race that tend…


Why White Christians Should Listen to Black Christians

For at least the past decade or more, some Christians have been lamenting the…


Pass The Mic: McKinney

Jemar and Tyler are joined by Ekemini Uwan to discuss the recent events in…


3 Unhelpful Ways African Americans Talk about Race

As African Americans enter into new levels of social and economic status, the…


The SBC and Racial Reconciliation

I remember the conversation as if it happened yesterday. My father and I have a…


Southern Baptists, Race, and the Gospel

Outrage over the controversial deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, recent…


The Myth of the "Myth" of Racism

Racial tensions have been unusually intense in the U.S. since the deaths of…


Pass The Mic: White Pastors In Minority Churches

Tyler Burns kicks off a new series focusing on white pastors in minority…


SAE, Exclusivity, and the Reformed Black Experience

Seven words have seared the American conscience over the past week. There will…


Will Christians Constructively Converse about Systemic Racism?

The Department of Justice released preliminary findings that show systematic…