WATCH: A few of my reflections on why "The Color of Compromise" has been received the way it has
Jemar Tisby gives a 15-minute overview of the American church's complicity with racism from slavery and segregation up to the present day.
My reflection in the Washington Post on the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's killing.
I have never used the word "evangelical" to describe myself or my faith. Yet ever since I first became a Christian in high school I have always been in or near evangelical institutions. On a social and demographic level these groups have invariably been predominantly white. I quickly learned that in the United States to … Continue reading One Black Man’s Experience with White Evangelicalism
Racial conversations have a frustrating repetitiveness. Whenever another racially charged incident happens we regurgitate the same conversations. We speak of individual responsibility and systemic ills. We speak of our nation’s “original sin” of slavery and its lasting effects. We speak of the insensitivity of “others” whoever they may be. Elements of these conversations have validity; … Continue reading Let’s Re-frame Racial Dialogue in Biblical Terms