The Book of Jonah is a Sunday school favorite, yet hidden beneath its cartoon like drama lies a very scathing socio-religious warning—a warning aimed at the people who would claim to be on “God’s side.”
When I have been confronted with claims of racial injustice, white privilege, and racism as a 'social issue', I was taught to dismiss such thinking as a concoction of liberals and certain black leaders who are still living in the past.
Phil Vischer (Veggie Tales) and his law professor brother Rob taught a class that touched on the Black Lives Matter movement, asking and attempting to answer the question, “Why so angry? Isn’t racism over?”
Today we hear a raw and impassioned message by Pastor Greg Boyd challenging the white church to wake up to our nation's Original Sin of racism.
I'm watching America burn, and watching fingers point in all directions. Of course, I'm not a racist. I've never kneeled on anyone's neck or denied housing to anyone. So I'm clean. Right?
Here's another good challenge from Skye Jethani on the idol of nationalism: The temptation to root our identity in our country is certainly nothing new. It was equally prevalent during the early church when Christians were divided by their loyalty to Christ and his church, and their loyalty to their nation of origin—whether Rome, Greece, … Continue reading Christian Colonists or Tourists?