One of the prayers (collects) in the Book of Common Prayer (2019) is “For the Diversity of Races and Cultures”:Continue reading “We have failed to see beauty”
I have been hard on my evangelical, fundamentalist roots for a long time. It hasn’t really led to more discussion as much as it has led to a lot of silence. Nevertheless, I press on. These are things that need to take place. Tough conversations. Tough action.Continue reading “Let’s repair the breach before it’s too wide”
The deep sin of racism is far more embedded in white American Christianity than we are willing to admit. We struggle in our collective sin mainly because evangelical Christianity (and fundamentalism on the right) focuses on the “individual” sin to the detriment of recognizing community sin.
Examples:Continue reading “Rooting out our deep sin”
A couple of significant thoughts from significant voices:
The American Church, in all its failings, still has work to which it is called. We must rise up.
“The relationship between holding racist views and white Christian identity is actually stronger among more frequent church attenders than among less frequent church attenders.”Continue reading “As white Christians we have a deep work still to be done in us”
Three articles and a podcast for your consideration.Continue reading “Challenging reading (and listening) for the week”