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January 17, 2018
Is the Most Segregated Hour of Christian America Still Eleven O’clock on Sunday Morning?
Church hopping is a lot like seeing other people when you’re dating someone else. But,...
December 13, 2017
Revolution of Niceness: Differentiating Between Good and Nice
I'm not sure anyone else within white Americanized Christianity, is saying it so I will: The...
December 08, 2017
Equitable Unity in the American Church: How Can We Better Empower People of Color?
Welcoming a stranger into your home and allowing them to shift things around in order...
November 06, 2017
White Christian Exceptionalism: The Painful Irony of a Prideful Death
White Christian Exceptionalism: The Painful Irony of a Prideful Death It's a bizarre thing, in...
June 22, 2017
The American Church and Our Ties to White Nationalism
To Separate the Institutionalized American Church From White Nationalism is… …like removing the beating heart...
December 03, 2016
“A White Supremacist vs. An Anti-American Terrorist”
Okay, so, lets talk a little bit about Wednesday’s discussion between Trevor Noah and Tomi...
September 01, 2016
On Lynching Colin Kaepernick
I'm having the hardest time fully understanding why our nation is so incredibly outraged over Colin...
June 06, 2016
Jesus Was Not a Pacifist (A kind response to Benjamin Corey)
“So persistent is the cry of peace among the ruling classes and so strong the...
May 24, 2016
Do the Black Panthers Still Exist?
There seems to be a lot of talk surrounding the Black Panther Party; with Beyonce...
May 16, 2016
John Piper Joins the #BlackLivesMatter movement!?
I mean, not really, but kind of... Piper's opening is predictably cringeworthy, but his conclusion is...
May 06, 2016
“How do we call people in even as we call them out?”
I recently lost yet another a white friend over “the issue of race.” It was...
April 27, 2016
A Lack of “Minority” Church Leaders is Killing the Church
A Lack of "minority" church leadership is killing our economy which includes the health and future...
February 29, 2016
The New Moral Majority: The Misfits and The Exiled
The church isn't dying (I spoke about that here), it's the first world's conservative evangelical...
February 10, 2016
Why I’ll Be Angry if Wheaton College Does Not Fire Larycia Hawkins
“It's worth remembeing that the wedge that splits the wood is what ultimately takes the...
January 21, 2016
The War On Guns: How It’s the Same Thing as the War On Drugs
I live in the hood right now; they call it the badlands, "known for an...
January 18, 2016
Pseudo-Pacifism: Why Privileged People Love Quoting MLK
If you’re someone that is outspoken on the issue of race chances are, at one point or...
January 13, 2016
How We Fight Each Other Instead of Combatting Injustice
I think fighting injustice is, unfortunately, the willingness to step into the darkness, all while...
December 23, 2015
White Privilege is a Myth
The biggest misunderstanding of white privilege is that simply because you are white, you then...
December 07, 2015
Interview: “Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism”
Okay, so I'm restarting this whole "podcast" thing. I'm putting the word podcast in quotes...
August 21, 2015
How is Race a Social Construction
It's needs to be re-emphasized that none of this is to suggest race doesn't matter,...
July 02, 2015
How You Can Help Fight Racism, And 7 Books to Read
But in my opinion, and experience so far, if someone is unwilling to read something...
June 25, 2015
When Will We Admit that American Christianity is the Same Thing as White Supremacy?
[Photo Credit: Jeff Hood] Watching the news and hearing about the repeated acts of violence...
June 15, 2015
Making Sense of Rachel Dolezal’s Backlash And Why She Faked Being Black
By now you’ve probably heard of Rachel Dolezal, this morning she announced her resignation as...
May 06, 2015
Reframing the Narrative By Asserting your Humanity
In the past few days I've been repeatedly asked the same two questions: Where is...
April 27, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. on His Biggest Mistake
"Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. | In 1964, after he...
March 30, 2015
Dear Young Men of Color: Overcoming Oppression
[Image is a screenshot from Fong Tran’s spoken word titled, “Dear Young Men of Color,”...
March 09, 2015
Lyndon Baines Johnson Recordings on Selma
Lyndon Baines Johnson Recordings on Selma: This film collects archival material from the LBJ Library, the Miller...
February 10, 2015
Progressive Christianity: Progressive, but still super racist
[This is of course not about all progressives. There are many amazing progressives not-so-well-known and...
January 15, 2015
Mega-Church Pastor that Allegedly said “N-Word”
The "n-word" is one of the most divisive and emotionally charged words within our U.S. context. I think social...
December 17, 2014
The Violence of Demanding Peaceful Protest: The Missteps of Clergy in Ferguson
"We don't want anyone getting arrested or lashing out in anger. It is your job...
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