Hardened Hearts: How Race Makes Us Emotionless

Harden. The word only appears twelve times throughout the entire Bible. Of the three times that it is recorded in the New Testament, all are found in the book of Hebrews (3.8,15; 4.7) and the writer is quoting a verse of Psalm 95. The rest are recorded in the Old Testament, the majority of which are the Lord’s […]

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Before The Sun Goes Down

“You took off your former way of life, the old man that is corrupted by deceitful desires; you are being renewed in the spirit of your minds; you put on the new man, the one created according to God’s likeness in righteousness and purity of the truth.  Since you put away lying, speak the truth, […]

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Don’t Worry About Race

“How long will I store up anxious concerns within me, agony in my mind everyday? Psalm 13.2 If we have no control over race, if its biological or innate, then why do we spend so much of our time worrying about it?  If we cannot change the stereotypes that are associated with the social coloring of our […]

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The Reconciling Race Series: What Does Race Reconcile? (Pt. 4)

“Then Peter came up to Him and said, Lord, how many times may my brother sin against me and I forgive him and let it go? [As many as] up to seven times? Jesus answered him, I tell you, not up to seven times, but seventy times seven!” ~Matthew 18:21-22 How often does race allow […]

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The Reconciling Race Series: What Does Race Reconcile? (Pt. 3)

“Make allowance for each other’s faults and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.” ~Colossians 3:13 Sadly, even for believers, forgiveness is a touchy topic when it comes to race. It seems that the act is almost impossible in cases of systemic and historic injustice.  Because the acts […]

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