Culture/Ethnicity

That’s My Dad

Several years ago I wrote an article titled Pinch Hitter. I talked about a good man in the neighborhood who many of the kids loved and adored. Well today, I … Continue reading

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.

Gospel Consistency: Keeping in Step with Gospel Truth

Thabiti expounds Galatians 2 with an eye toward the ethnic tensions in the text.

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.

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.

Dreams, Forgetters and Hope Today

Dreams have to be dreamed over and over again if they are going to survive the monotony of our lives and pull us higher. Are we forgetting Dr. King’s Dream?

Understanding Race & Reconciliation in the USA

Thabiti Anyabwile, Dwayne Bond, Brandon Washington, Léonce Crump, Dr. Eric Mason, and Matt Chandler discuss race and reconciliation—looking at cultural events through theological and historical lenses.

A Christmas Homily: He Had the Birthday, We Got the Gift (Rom. 6:23)

Beloved, there are only two ways to live this Christmas: You either live by what you deserve from God or you live in the free gift of God in Christ Jesus.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Economic Justice and the Kingdom of God

The Ferguson Declaration is not a perfect document. What document is? But it does attempt to do something vital for the Christian Church—call us back to a marriage of Christian faith or doctrine with Christian ethics or duty.

Racial Reconciliation

Our Father cares deeply about racial diversity and unity, and as His sons and daughters, we should care deeply, too.