Can a White Woman Marry a Black Man?

Pastor John Piper responds to the question, "Can a white woman marry a black man?" in this 7 minute audio segment of "Ask Pastor John." Here are a few quotes... "There are two basic restrictions on marriage in the Bible: Number one, he should be a man. Number two, he should be a believer." "When Christ came … Continue reading Can a White Woman Marry a Black Man?

“Is It Safe There?”: Code Words for Racism?

A seemingly harmless question about safety can mask deep-seated racism.  Sometimes "Is it safe?" or "That's not a good part of town," are code words for "I'm afraid of [insert black or brown-skinned minority] people." I recently came across an article by Brian Dahlen (a White brother) entitled, "Is It Safe There?", where Brian states … Continue reading “Is It Safe There?”: Code Words for Racism?