Questions for Potential White Transracial Adoptive Parents

"How do I find other Black kids for them to play with?"I was asked this…


Be the Bridge

Mississippi was not a state I had ever envisioned moving to. Growing up in San…


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…


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…