What Happens When I’m the Problem?

What Happens When I’m the Problem?

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “American Dream”? It usually means that if a person works hard and keeps their nose clean, they will achieve anything they want. Much of the nation’s history, and the theology that has arisen from the church in America,...
King: Churches Preserve, Don’t Oppose Status Quo

King: Churches Preserve, Don’t Oppose Status Quo

Is the church the hope of the world? Most Christians would likely respond with an immediate and resounding, “Yes.” When Martin Luther King Jr. asked and answered this question for a sermon writing exercise while a student at Crozer Theological Seminary in 1948, his...
Why Jan. 6 is Day of Reckoning for the Church

Why Jan. 6 is Day of Reckoning for the Church

Jan. 6 should go down in history as a day of reckoning not simply for our current political leadership, but also for the church in America. The things that need to be reckoned with by the nation and the church were reflected in the flags that were waived by the...
SBC Seminary Heads Widen Gap with People of Color

SBC Seminary Heads Widen Gap with People of Color

The presidents of the six Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) seminaries released a joint statement in late November dismissing critical race theory (CRT) as incompatible with their understanding of the gospel and the 2000 Southern Baptist Convention Faith and Message....
White Support for Black Causes Doesn’t Last

White Support for Black Causes Doesn’t Last

What do I think about the overwhelming support that has recently been shown by white people who have willingly participated in marches and public protests that highlight the value of Black lives in the United States and the need for greater police accountability in...