The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Bad Relationship Between Race and the Church

“We need a spirit- filled life that is capable of combatting the corrosive ideologies of our age.  Only when the church lives out its original calling, as a contrast community and foretaste of God’s coming reign, is there hope for the world.” Called to Community: The Life Jesus Wants for His People, Charles E. Moore One […]

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Resurrecting Race

Who told you that you were socially colored black/ white/ red/ yellow/ brown/ beige?  Sure, you looked in the mirror and saw that the pigment of your skin had a ‘color.’  But, who told you that it was this color or that?  Who gave you its meaning?  Who told you that it was better or […]

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Cravings

If you’re wondering how I can live without race and still function in the world, then this post is for you.  I used to believe in race; while in college, I was an avid supporter, a devoted follower.  I sat at the feet of race and wanted everything that race had for me.  Race could […]

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A Theology of Race-lessness

Aracial theology. Pre- racial theology. Post- racial (liberation) theology. A raceless gospel of Jesus Christ.  I have referred to my writings under all of these terms.  They did not come to me all at once and neither did this idea of racelessness.  It all started with a strong dislike for race.  I just couldn’t accept […]

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