Pass The Mic: The Great Woke Debate

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


Sparks, Marriage, and Christ

“The spark is still there.” This is what my wife said to me as we observed my…


4 Tips For Healthy Christian Dating

This article was first published on John C. Richards’ personal blog. You can…


Women in Church History: Octavia Albert 'Bleeds Bible'

I’m the mother of two pink loving girls--gifts I wouldn’t trade for the world.…


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…


We Persevere - Ancestors on Mission: Phillis Wheatley

Ancestors on Mission: Phillis WheatleyPhillis Wheatley (c. 1753 – 1784),…


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…


Sex is not Sexual Intimacy

Sexual intimacy is only a form of intimacy, and in order to define it, we must…


The Bad Optics of White Male Domination in the US Senate

Another controversy has erupted in the US government regarding gender, race,…


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…