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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The Images We Create

We have images that we have created and that we seek to be created in.  For example, there is the celebrity or more specifically, the movie star.  In order to be considered one, there is not only a gift or talent that must be valued by others.  But once “discovered,” there is an image that […]

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How does race bring glory to God?

“It is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be put to shame in any way but that by my speaking with all boldness, Christ will be exalted now as always in my body, whether by life or by death.” ~ Philippians 1.20 “The chief end of man is to glorify God and […]

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Race does not have the last word

“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.” ~The Revelation 22.13, NRSV Of the many things that I dislike about race, one is its use in the predeterminations of a person’s life. Before the plot begins, race has already finished the story.  It is the same […]

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To Be Known

“There is no deep knowing of God without a deep knowing of self and no deep knowing of self without a deep knowing of God.” ~ John Calvin “Observe all men; thy self most.” ~ Benjamin Franklin “And you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father…” ~ First Chronicles 28.9, NRSV How do […]

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My Life’s Resolution

“The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.” ~ Leo Tolstoy “I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the sharing of his sufferings by becoming […]

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