SBC17 and the Myth of Progress

Two nights ago, there was a buzz over the news that a resolution to condemn…


9 Ways to Move Away From Privilege

There is no easy way around it. As a white man, regardless of what I do or say…


Confessions of a Black Seminarian

This article was first published on John C. Richards’ personal blog. You can…


OPC's Report on the Problems of Race

As the daily news cycle continues to unmask longstanding racial tensions within…


Hate-Filled Perceptions Of African-Americans

LeBron James' Los Angeles home was vandalized when an unidentified person…


Is Tithing Biblical?

This article was first published on John C. Richards’ personal blog. You can…


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…


I Am Not Your Negro: Film Review

Based on some online comments, I expected to see a film where “white guilt” was…


Dr. Willie Parker: Abortion and Christian Compassion

Dr. Willie Parker is the most recent face of the pro-choice movement. And…


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…


Sparks, Marriage, and Christ

“The spark is still there.” This is what my wife said to me as we observed my…


The Missing Piece in American International Missions

The first Baptist missionary to a foreign land was a black man.George Liele, a…


Good Friday: Why we Remember

Remembrance is a fundamental and powerful aspect of the Christian life.…


Why American Evangelicalism Might Defeat Racism: Gospel-Centered, Black Churches

This post is the fifth in a series regarding racism in evangelicalism. The…


Gospel Shorts: Toronto

Meet Nadine. as she discusses the impact the Gospel has had on her city:…


Why Certain Evangelical Churches Might Defeat Racism: Part 4

If evangelicals embrace a bigger understanding of the gospel in comparison to…


Why Certain Evangelical Churches Might Defeat Racism: Part 3

In two recent posts, I offered 8 reasons why racism might defeat…


Forgiven to Forgive

The Church is a community of people who have been saved by grace though faith…


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.…