Do We Need an 11th Commandment?

Christians ought to have a Trinitarian understanding of moral obligations that exist in relation to God, to one another, and to creation.
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Keeping Hope in a World Gone Mad

The question remains, though, how do we keep doing the work of social justice in the midst of world gone mad? [Read more…]

Just What is Xenophobia?

In the inestimable words of Inigo Montoya in the Princess Bride, “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” [Read more…]

Open Letter to Obama: Please DO something!

The country needs the President to do something. Your statements are important but they are not enough. Being the first black president is important but it is not enough. Your moral witness and courage in the face of this very same racial prejudice has been incredibly inspiring but it is not enough. [Read more…]

What to Do About Our Crisis of Racial Injustice?

The problems that we face are not about the police. We do not need to wait on the outcomes of trials against individual police officers. This is not about individual police officers. This is about the soul of our nation. [Read more…]

Rediscovering the Joy of Worship

Lately, it has been a chore to go to church. After all, I really ought to take my children to church. And my mom is so much happier when we are sitting there with her in church. And, of course, as an ordained minister, I’m supposed to go to church, right? [Read more…]

Has North Carolina become the “Hate State”?

Clearly, being Christian means something different to me than to many people in NC who are cite Christianity to support their intolerance. [Read more…]

Should Profit Be the Defining Factor of our Economy?

What does Colorado’s ballot initiative for universal healthcare have to do with the moral question of profits in the US? A lot! [Read more…]

How To Be an Effective White Ally

To destroy racism we have to destroy the system that was built upon Black people’s backs and to destroy that system is to destroy everything that white people hold near and dear to their heart. [Read more…]

Are Whites Guilty of Racism or Just Responsible For It?

White people want to believe that we are autonomous—that we are only being racist if we are making a conscious decision to be racist and that those decisions are the only things we’re responsible for. [Read more…]


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