Black to School: Reflections on My Time at a Christian University

Editor's Note: This is an unofficial addition to a much needed conversation…


Chase for Glory

Smoke & MirrorsAs an avid sports fan, I tend to keep current with the…


Seedtime and Horror

For the past decade or so, there has been a philosophical principle…


Broken Glasses

Today, my daughter Amber broke her glasses.It was not something she had…


Awakened: From Fantasy to Reality

My father once shared a quote with me: “Some start early and finish late, and…


Re-Building Babel: The Danger of Seeking Racial Justice without Seeking God

The opening plenary session of the November 2012 Facing Race conference reveals…


Prosperity Gospel: Christian Hedonism Gone Wild

The Prosperity CallLet me give you some backstory. I grew up in Detroit,…


How Do Racists Become Racist?

I recently read an article by Dr. Boyce Watkins entitled "Dr. Boyce: Paula Deen…


What Muted and Sidelined the Presbyterian Voice in Religion and Society?

by Dr. Anthony BradleyI’m returning to a question I asked last summer but with…


At the Center of My Life: Talking with James Ward on Multicultural Worship Past, Present and Future

Since 2002, Jim Ward has been the Director of Music at New City Fellowship, a…


What Does it Mean to Be Made in the Image of God in Relation to Community?

All of Us, Not Just You and MeDr. Anthony Bradley tackles:What does it mean…


Confessions of a Black Seminarian

Seven years ago I walked onto the campus at Fuller Theological Seminary…


An “Illiberal” Liberalism: Why Black Folk Can’t Get Ahead

While many people are loyal to a single news outlet in their homes, my wife and…


Unknowing Racist

The issue of inter-racial marriage has been getting a lot of press in Christian…


The Juneteenth of the Soul

Today is Juneteenth.  June 19, 1865 commemorates the day when the Emancipation…


How Deep the Father's Love

The importance of Fathers When we think of the word "father," many thoughts…


Love and Interracial Marriage: 5 Principles for Engaging a Disapproving Family

Most of us agree that interracial relationships, though beautiful, can…


Driving Miss Daisy: A Conversation about Sharecropping, Racism, and the Gospel

Conversation with my wife’s grandmother, Daisy, had been cordial and mostly…


Taking Back the Black Church From Yvette Carnell

Last week, Huffington Post contributor Yvette Carnell published “Why Black…


Traditional vs Modern Cereal

Almost six years ago, I watched my bride walk down an aisle prepared to join me…