We Can Change the Story

Back in the early 70s, Jesus was big on Broadway. Jesus Christ Superstar andGodspell were both controversial and engaging tellings of the Jesus story that grabbed America’s attention. Suddenly everyone was talking about Jesus. But Tom Key noticed something: the popular stories left out the resurrection. Picking up on the Southern paraphrase of Matthew’s gospel by Clarence Jordan, [Read More…]

Duck Dynasty: Join the Real Rebels

I’m just back from a week of Freedom Riding with some of today’s most inspiring young people and some of the 1960’s most courageous leaders. Back home in tobacco country for a family wedding this weekend, I’ve been thinking about how often Southern white folks have been duped into fighting the blacks or the Mexicans–or [Read More…]