The Sell Out: Abandonment and the "Black Church" Tradition

“But when Peter came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood…


Warning: Educated Black Man

There is no shortage of phrases assigned to African-Americans. According to…


Body Language: Racism According to Ta-nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates insists on talking about bodies. Black bodies. It is one of…


Labor Day Reunion: LDR 2015 Reflection

This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending a conference here in St.…


Eschatology and the Black Lives Matter Movement

Even today there still exists in the South—and in certain areas of the…


Invisible Racism

As a member of the racial majority who grew up in an evangelical Christian…


Emmitt Till

On the Anniversary of Emmitt Till's Death

On the anniversary of Emmitt Till’s death, I am reminded of the first time I…


Why Ben Carson Got It Wrong

During the first GOP presidential primary debate, Dr. Ben Carson faced the…


An Open Letter: Justice is Not Blind

Mike Higgins attended Covenant Seminary earned his MDiv in 1996 and served as a…


Do We Alienate Our White Brothers and Sisters?

Recently, in response to the article “I, Racist” written by John Metta, a white…