The Rodney King Beating- Thirty Years Ago

Thirty years ago, on May 1st, Rodney Glen King called a press conference and called for calm. On March 3, 1991, he was the victim of police brutality. It had been recorded by a neighbor in a nearby apartment— before the recording of unarmed African American people during traffic stops was a thing. I was […]

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Baptism is the way to the undivided “kin-dom” that is coming

My heart is with my siblings in Ukraine. Russia is attacking their home, starting a war during a global pandemic. I pray for their peace and protection. I mourn for the lives lost to the vanities of war and power’s greed. I pray that we will be able to see ourselves without either. Masks on, […]

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The Raceless Gospel is all over the place

The Raceless Gospel is going places and by this I mean, the message is spreading. What began as a question and led to ten years of seeking answers around human identity, the sociopolitical construct of race and belonging in authentic Christian community is now my journey, my path, my way forward, my whole world. I […]

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Dead in the water: Raceless Identity as Baptismal Identity

Racism is often confused with race. So, when I say raceless, I am not suggesting that racism is not real. The sociopolitical construct that supports our hate is a fallacy but racism, prejudice, stereotyping and their progeny are facts and proof of an unequal reality. We are not post- racial or past this, not in […]

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Another Way, Another World? You have the words for it

Christians claim a God who, by the Genesis account, is a Wordsmith, who speaks an entire world into existence. Ex nihilo, out of nothing, the Divine tongue creates words that create worlds and ways of being for humans, animals, sea creatures and flying things. God seemingly has a word for everyone and everything. Christians often […]

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