Articles

I See My Son’s Face in the Faces of the Slain

As a mother, I fight a relentless battle of the flesh and spirit to not give in to fear but to trust the Lord’s care of my son.

What Would Jesus Say about Confederate Symbols?

If faith communities are to be faithful to the message that we claim to embody, then we must reject perspectives that find cause to honor the Confederacy.

The Glory of God, the Gospel and Christian Justice, 4: Conversion and Justice

A justified life looks like mercy and justice to ethnic, religious and foreign “others.”

The Glory of God, the Gospel and Christian Justice, 3: True Humanity

We maintain that injustice is inhumanity.

The Glory of God, the Gospel and Christian Justice, 2: The Trinity

We believe the central, supreme and inexhaustible subject of revelation is God.

The Glory of God, the Gospel and Christian Justice, 1: Revelation

Every generation of Christ followers must mark out the path of righteousness and justice in its day.

Children’s Books for All Children

Add some children’s books to your summer reading list. Here are a few that feature children and families of color.

Men Really Do Matter!

Do men really matter when it comes to pregnancies? Fathers may be the single biggest factor in whether a child lives or dies in the womb.

A Church of Cards

The election and presidency of Donald Trump has reminded me again that the one who hangs the best paper often wins political favor.  In other words, your propaganda machine is … Continue reading

Remembering James Baldwin

When the Church adopts prophetic stances in response to injustice, we give society a small glimpse into the heart of God.

The Gospel & Racial Reconciliation: Book Review

The world seems to be very good at diagnosing problems, but often gives solutions that do not work. Christians have the message that is powerful enough to change hearts. So why is it that nonbelievers are at least willing to talk about racism, but many churches like to sweep it under the rug?

How Black Is the Bible?

Imagine that we are members of a local church having a cookout, and the honored guests are Black characters from the Bible. I’d dare say that many of us would be surprised by who shows up.

C’mon Up!