I am currently reading The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby.
A hard reality to swallow for many of us, Tisby (who is an African-American, evangelical Christian) details how the American church helped create and maintain racist ideas and practices throughout its history. Continue reading
This past Sunday, our church (Renewal Memphis) changed things up a bit and offered a time of “conversation.”
Our pastor began with a short teaching from Phil 4:1-4, and he then interviewed a mixed couple from our church (husband is black, wife is white). With this, the couple were able to share a bit of their story and experiences, especially in light of our present-day challenges in America.
I appreciated this real-life stuff very much. Continue reading
Have you noticed there is a tiny bit of unrest in America these days? Something has surged forward, grabbing our attention, almost overtaking the Coronavirus pandemic.
We’ve been hit with the devastating reality that more of our African-American brothers and sisters have encountered tragic deaths. They’ve been murdered. Continue reading
“We, the NFL, admit we were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier and encourage all to speak out and peacefully protest.” –Roger Goodell, NLF Commissioner Continue reading
Today in my reading of the Psalms, I particularly landed on Psalm 55. It’s a lament, which seems appropriate for this current season of the Coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading