During the Holidays, Don't Hurt the Poor

The holidays are here. It’s an exciting time of the year. Imagining gifts,…


Bread and Circus: How Your Tech & Media Can Distract & Destroy

With a history spanning several hundred years, the Roman Empire was one of the…


White Pastor Responds to the Justification of Racial Profiling

Racial Profiling and the ChristianAmerican Christians should be just as…


The Empty Chase of Sin

I was outside not too long ago with my boys enjoying that one tried and true…


Why I Love Seminary

It's every person's dream.  Imagine taking your hobby and moving it from the…


Shopping While Black: The Problem of Racial Profiling

It has happened to nearly every African American I know, and it continues…


Why We Hate Being Misunderstood

It’s happened to all of us. If you are a writer, public speaker, teacher, or…


The Search For Meaning and Fame

If there is one thing that humans all have in common it is the desire to make…


Affections

It is absolutely impossible to go through life without any affection for…


For His Name's Sake

Many scholars, pastors, and church leaders teach that the entire Bible from…


Pulpits, Pimps, and Progress: A Lament

There's been a lot of focus in media on the prosperity gospel lately. A lament…


Where There Is No Guidance

Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors…


Surprise: ‘Segregation’ Does Not Undermine African American Well-Being

Every now and then I run across a series of studies that makes me wonder if…


3 Reasons You Should Reject the Prosperity Gospel

Many preachers of Los Angeles, New York, and every city in between are…


May the Real Racist Stand Up: Impartiality and Gospel Equity

The SituationI recently found myself providing a particular service to a group…


The Hope of Heaven in the Mess of Life

In one of my favorite scenes in The Return of the King, Gandalf and Pippin are…


The University of Alabama and the Tide of Racial Integration

The University of Alabama usually makes national headlines for winning football…


Come See That the Church is Already Diverse Racially, Culturally, and Ethnically

American Christians have a tendency to see their own denomination, local…


A Conflict of Christian Visions: Gen. 1-2 vs. Gen. 3 Christianity

There are two prominent schools of thought within conservative Protestant…


H.B. Charles Jr. says "Armor Bearer is NOT a Biblical Church Office!"

Pastor H.B. Charles Jr. challenges the "office" of Armor Bearer in a recent…