Healing from Race, Post- racial, Post- racial Conversations, Race, Race and Christian Identity

Not My Problem

I am at a meeting of clergy for three days of specialized training in interim ministry.  Day one focuses on theories.  On the second day, the facilitator offered a few tools and way too many personal stories.  But, when we began a discussion about power and he wanted to move to his next slide, the group of mostly European Americans… Continue reading Not My Problem

Cross- cultural relationships, Healing from Race, Post- racial, Post- racial Conversations, Racial Eliminativism, Teaching Racelessness

The Truth You Already Know

Let me begin by saying that this is not a suggestion or even advice.  I am only going to write the obvious truth that we choose to ignore.  We really do know better. And while our reasons vary as to why we continue to lift up the social construct of race as a source of… Continue reading The Truth You Already Know

Healing from Race, Post- racial, Race, Race and Police Brutality, Reconciliation, Teaching Racelessness

Begin with the end in mind

"From now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view; even though we once knew Christ from a human point of view, we know him no longer in that way. So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!… Continue reading Begin with the end in mind

Race, Race and Christian Witness, Race and Culture, Teaching Racelessness

Ten things you won’t hear in a conversation about the Ferguson shooting

"You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘Do not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment. But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to his brother, “Raca” is answerable to the Sanhedrin. But… Continue reading Ten things you won’t hear in a conversation about the Ferguson shooting