A Prayer of Lament for Ahmaud Arbery

We pray that you would help your hurting people believe by faith right now that sin, death, and injustice are NOT the final words in your redemptive story.

Black Man in White Man’s Territory, 5: Prone to… Callousness?

An exploration of the apathy that sometimes marks the experience of Black men and women in white evangelical churches

Jesus, THE Greatest of All Time!

While we relive the greatest of Michael Jordan, we should remember the truly greatest of all time.

Should the Freshly Liberated Ignore the Currently Oppressed?

Why should we suppose that adopting a moderate response to the racism Asian Americans face would leave our hearts or them any better off?

Brief Thoughts on Preaching Via Video During the Pandemic

A few thoughts on preaching to camera during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Black Christian Solidarity with Asian Americans During COVID-19

A lot of animosity is being aimed at Asian Americans because of COVID-19. African-American Christians are obligated as stewards of the most successful justice heritage to stand with Asian Americans in their need.

Black Man in White Man’s Territory 4: The Black Experience

Many African-Americans feel discomfort, endure skepticism and suppress their own identities in order to participate in predominantly white evangelical churches.

Black Man in White Man’s Territory, 3: Sociology, Cultural Marxism, and the Church

I strongly believe that sociological inquiry can be a wonderful tool in our analysis of the role of race in the church. However, I believe the Bible’s teachings should be … Continue reading

The Gospel and Friendship Part 2: Application

Too often some who profess Christ choose to backbite, devour, and destroy one another in our churches and on social media rather than love one another.

Black Man in White Man’s Territory, Part 2: History and Terms

Race has always played an important role in the identity development of Christians. In fact, many times it is unfortunately the central role.

The Gospel and Friendship Part 1: The Context of Gal. 4:12-20

In my hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, the old saying “a house divided” emerges every year during basketball season. This phrase refers to the basketball rivalry between the University of Louisville … Continue reading

Black Man in White Man’s Territory, 1: A Contemporary Crisis

The first in a series of posts exploring the experiences of Black men in predominantly White churches.

C’mon Up!