Is it possible for married Christians to “fall out of love?”
A college-educated black woman is more likely to die in childbirth than a white woman without a high school diploma.
Friendship offers the privilege and beauty of iron sharpening, of hearts being chiseled, and of redeemed sinners practicing forgiveness.
Amidst all the 80’s nostalgia and sci-fi action, there are some valuable things to learn about parenting from Stranger Things. In my previous post, I highlighted the beauty of an ordinary African American family sitting down together for breakfast. As valuable and rare as it is to see such a positive depiction on our television […]
Caribbeans and African Americans believe lies about each other and if there is no one in your life to challenge those lies, you will accept them as fact.
Christians must be at the forefront of confronting a culture that devalues women – starting with the American church.
Note: This article originally appeared on Vox.com I almost swerved off the road the first time I saw cotton in full bloom. I had seen the dull green cotton plants crawling toward the sky through the summer months. Then, practically overnight, the cotton bolls exploded to reveal their fluffy prize. Nothing moves fast in the […]
There is a constant danger within the church to take book-sized concepts and reduce them down to Tweet-sized statements. I have seen and experienced this practice of sharing well-intended (but ultimately unhelpful) encouragement to single Christians. I like to refer to them as “fast food graces.” These are morsels of truth-like statements that fit into […]
In the days of Jim Crow law and custom mandated racial segregation, physical signs of separation included placards over drinking fountains, separate entrances at movie theaters, and train cars dedicated to one race or another. It took a costly movement for civil rights in the mid-twentieth century to bring down those barriers and allow racial […]
Overt expressions of White Supremacy engulfed Charlottesville this past weekend. The evil, hatred, and violence incited by White Supremacists resulted in a death and injuries of brave image-bearers opposing such hatred. Many Christians have rightly spoken out against these overt acts of White Supremacy. Those who willingly embrace a White Supremacist ideology might not necessarily […]
As someone who does race work, every so often someone makes the comment, “All you talk about is race.” I usually keep it moving and avoid making any response, but the statement frustrates me–mostly because it’s not literally true. I talk about a lot things. But I do talk about race a good bit. Here […]
30-year-old Charleena Lyles had 3 children (ages 11, 4, and 1), and was pregnant with her fourth, who watched and listened as their mother was gunned down. They heard the pleading, promises, screams and gun blasts echo throughout their apartment. Dae’ Anne, the 4-year-old daughter of Diamond Reynolds, was in the backseat of Philando Castille’s […]