Lessons of Bobby Sands

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Before there was the produce farmer who set himself on fire in Tunisia  Before there was a Pakistani boy who stopped a school bomber  Before there was the Nelson Mandela who set a nation on fire, and then the world There was Bobby Sands. Some say it was Sands who influenced Mandela. Bobby Sands and [Read More...]

Bondage: A Black & White Matter

Photo credit: Jeremy Bales | Book club members recently read "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E. L. James.

I couldn’t find any surveys or studies to reference but I have a theory about the cult-hit book Fifty Shades of Grey.  I have a hunch this book is far more popular with white audiences than black ones. Perhaps the Pew Research Center ought to conduct a study? White people have a thing for ropes [Read More...]

SBC: The One True Church of the Heterosexual God

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I was raised up in the South, home of the One True Church of the Heterosexual God. The Southern Baptist Church.  From the time I was saved I believed all other churches fell short of the Glory of God. I’m not exactly sure why I believed that. Maybe it’s because of the way the Baptist poked [Read More...]


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