This episode came from a lot of emotion because I had another conversation with another young minister who is leaving a conservative denomination because of the current partisan climate. The nice part of me wants to apologize for that, but I won’t.
The closer we draw to the election, the more doubling down culturalized Christians are doing, leaving friends of color FAR behind. Our “George Floyd Moment” was just that… a moment. Shame on us.
What is ahead for the culturalized Church is hard and I let those emotions roll as I walked through Jeremiah 27-29. This isn’t easy or enjoyable. And it will probably be ignore. But I leave it as a witness.
I am working through current issues in light of some work I’ve done in recent years. I had called it “Living in Babylon” but I am thinking of renaming the working title to “Leaving Babylon.” I have the episode in video (below) or in audio here.
I have been wanting to move the conversation on racism these past few weeks. I reached out to youth speaker Terrence Talley in this conversation. Terrence speaks in school assemblies and youth camps and has impacted thousands of lives.
You can find out more about Terrence at TerrenceTalley.com.
The audio podcast is HERE.
The video version is HERE.
I have been pondering the issues of race and women in ministry lately and have started to podcast again. Life got a bit busy in January, so here is my second episode. You can click on the Podcast button on the side menu of this page as well to see all episodes as they come out.
I also apologize because I have been fighting allergies and my voice is very scratchy in this episode.
It is my hope you listen, learn, and interact with me on these issues.
A New Year’s resolution of mine has been to try and get back into podcasting. Here is my first attempt.
I have been introduced to the thinking and ministry of Brad Jersak by a friend. I began listening to podcasts where he was interviewed and I have been wonderfully impacted by his thoughts thus far.Read more