If you have ears to hear, justice is calling

Did you hear that? Do you feel that? Something is shifting. The American empire and its capitalist machinery that pushes its citizens to work themselves to death, to keep the wheels turning. It’s coming undone and to a screeching halt for some. “The Great Resignation,” wherein persons up and quit their jobs without a safety […]

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Eight Readings for Advent

To date, I have published 1,040 posts for this blog.  It is my largest body of work and the race-less gospel is my life’s devotion to God.  It is a sacred charge and a holy vision that I have been given.  I can take no credit for the ability to see beyond the machinery of […]

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The Race System

I wonder when we will put the two together– race and racism.  Theirs is a partnership; the two go hand- in- hand as you cannot have one without the other.  In fact, one cannot function without the other. Racism is not the problem.  Racism is the way that the system of race works.  Racism is […]

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Christina Cleveland on Why Jesus’ Skin Color Matters

Professor Christina Cleveland, the first Associate Professor of the Practice of Reconciliation at Duke University’s Divinity School and the author of Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart presents a powerful reminder and a necessary challenge to those of us who would see Jesus as socially colored white.  While it is not […]

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Hope and ‘Intractable Racism’

Christianity Today contributor Mark Galli writes about race and the gifts that the church brings to the conversation in an article titled “Hope in the Face of Intractable Racism.”  Gall questions doubts we will ever be done with racism, challenging laws that intend to “eradicate all forms of racism” and suggesting that it will take more […]

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