I will not cease to call for repentance

A year ago there was hope. The shock of Ahmaud Arbery’s mugging, then Breonna Taylor, and then George Floyd provided a time when there was hope that white evangelical America was actually listening. I loaned out books. I bought books for others. I invited folks into conversation. Then… well, we got tired. White fatigue setContinue reading “I will not cease to call for repentance”

Book launch day — get this one!

I had the privilege of interviewing Marlena Graves along with Dennis Edwards on another subject a few weeks ago. Today Marlena is launching her latest book: The Way Up is Down. Get this book! She is a fresh, powerful voice needed in this generation. I WILL BE GIVING AWAY ONE COPY OF HER BOOK. HEREContinue reading “Book launch day — get this one!”

Confronting our misconceptions about “the poor”

We may have heard these generalizations about the poor, or held them ourselves. (Or, still hold them.) — They are lazy and uneducated.— They chose to be poor. They could pick themselves up by their bootstraps and get out of it if they really wanted. — The poor are the government’s responsibility. — It’s theirContinue reading “Confronting our misconceptions about “the poor””