Racism Alone?: Reflections on the Current National Divide

Thank God for the insights of Dr. Carl Ellis, Jr. He's one of our favorite…


Pass The Mic: Defining White Privilege

Jemar, Tyler, and Beau answer some listener feedback by defining what they are…


Ben and Barack: What It Means To Be Black In America

Way down south in Mississippi, I find myself thinking about eating breakfast…


The Cruelty of the Color-Blind Theory of Race in Evangelical Churches

Many agree Americans live in a racialized society (a society that attributes…


Why I Married a Black Woman

In 2012, Steven James Dixon, relationship expert and author, wrote a short…


Who Is Your Brother Or Sister?

In this article, I used African Americans as an example, but this applies to…


Our Children Are Not "Color-Blind"

“Daddy, why is my skin light-colored? Why is our family’s skin light?”The…


Pass The Mic: Alexander Jun

Jemar and Tyler are joined by  TED speaker and the author of From Here to…


Practical Advice for White Families Adopting Cross-Racially

Adoption is a great thing. As a child, I was practically adopted and raised by…


Hostages to Homogeny: Why I’m Done with “Racial Reconciliation”

If I’m 100% honest—I’m tired of talking about racial reconciliation. I’m not…


"Who's Your Daddy?": Our Creeping Cultural Crisis

My wife and I pulled into a gas station where several others were already…


What Hath the Oscars to do with Evangelical Churches?

It’s that time of year again: the Academy Awards. For those of us who love…


Why My Grief Belongs on the Internet

Ater hearing the news that a Cleveland grand jury decided not to indict two…


Crossing the Color Line

Some lines are not meant to be crossed, but there are always people willing to…


A Bitter Present, A Better Past

Say not, “Why were the former days better than these?” For it is not from…


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…