March 25, 2016

Feminist, womanist, mujerista and other critical theologies saved Christianity for me. Read more

March 7, 2016

There is a problem in white America and it will not go away until we meet it head on. Read more

March 3, 2016

Racism is a deep malignancy in the very core of our identity as Americans. A malignancy that must be acknowledged before we can cut it out. Read more

February 29, 2016

White people will never be able to understand the problem of policing and the black community until we are able to unpack the legacy of slavery and how contemporary prejudice and racism unfold directly from that legacy. Read more

February 16, 2016

Comfortable Christians need to step out of our comfort zones and begin to take risks for what we believe. Read more

January 12, 2016

Developing a social justice community means that we need to be able to talk about difficult issues in respectful and constructive ways. The question is – can we do that on the internet? Read more

January 8, 2016

Now, many whites across this country have reacted in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement. However, too many whites have reacted with surprise or anger toward the Black Lives Matter movement. Some have even indignantly suggested that we ought to rally around the cry that “All Lives Matter.” Read more

December 27, 2015

Stories of dysfunction and violence in Islamic countries and stories of institutional racism and xenophobia in the US are the stories that have dominated the US news cycles for the past several years. These stories are more related than they might seem. Read more

December 16, 2015

Let me say right off the bat – I don’t know this family or the photographer. I do not know why they would choose this pose or what their thinking was when they decided to bind and gag the women in the family while the father and son smile placidly giving a “thumbs-up.” And, quite frankly, I don’t really care. Read more

December 14, 2015

While delegates in Paris have been hammering out a long-overdue global deal to lower greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to address climate change, US college students continue to prophesy plague, nuclear war, water wars, hurricanes, tsunamis, rising sea levels, ebola and other pandemics as a necessary apocalyptic intervention that will be required before we are able to move into a sustainable future as a human community. Read more

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