How to Talk to Your Kids about Race

How to Talk to Your Kids about Race

Does the responsibility of talking to your children about racial identity and…


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Savior, Not Lord

One of the most liberating truths in Christianity is that salvation comes from…


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Blessed and Highly Favored: Empty Slogan or Spiritual Reality?

If you spend enough time in Christian community, you will learn that there are…


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When God Is Your Hostage

This article first appeared on the author's personal blog site. Click here for…


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Keep Watch: Your Life & Doctrine Matter

Darkness is pervasive and wickedly resilient in today’s society and culture.…


Melanin Matters: POC On Mission

“God doesn’t speak my language.”How could someone think this to be true? And…


Missional. Black. Gentrifiers?

Straight out the gate, I’m asking you to allow me to dream a bit as I write.…


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Feature Photo Essay: Servitude

There are two narratives underlining the Servitude series. Servitude implies…


race

I Too Am Tired: Race Convos in 2017

It is a weary thing, this racial conciliation monster. If you do not take care,…


In the Middle: A View of African and Caribbean American Life

I feel as though I’ve been living in the middle for my entire life: the…


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Do We Really Value Women?: The Church and a Call for Gender Reconciliation

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is October, and for once, I’m almost at a…


Dignity in Community

I serve as senior pastor and a major part of my call and passion is to care for…


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The NBA, NFL, and Policing Protest

The NBA and NFL commissioners recently sent memos to their league’s respective…


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Singin’ Us to Glory: The Life and Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer

On August 31, 1962, a group of young African Americans involved in the Civil…


Poem: A Voice of the Unheard

Wordsstruggle to proceed out my mouthwhile funeral processionsraged-filled…


take a knee protest

Three Reflections From the Take A Knee Saga

The last 2 weeks ushered in another episode of the America’s culture wars.…


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Have We Already Gotten Over Charlottesville?

What happened in Charlottesville horrified many people in this country: Nazis…


Fast Food is Dangerous for Singles

There is a constant danger within the church to take book-sized concepts and…


The Downside of Integration for Black Christians

In the days of Jim Crow law and custom mandated racial segregation, physical…


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Reject Overt and COVERT White Supremacy

Overt expressions of White Supremacy engulfed Charlottesville this past…