White America, This Is Who We Are

White America, This Is Who We Are

We need to stop saying, “This is not who we are” in response to acts of violence perpetrated by white supremacist groups. We need to stop saying it because it simply is not true. At the heart of America is an in-bred belief in white privilege and white supremacy. Deep...
5 Guidelines to Speaking the Truth in Love

5 Guidelines to Speaking the Truth in Love

A fellow pastor once shared with me about a time when his 5-year-old daughter was stealing cookies. The rule was one per day, but he began to notice that the amount of cookies in the jar was rapidly decreasing. “Have you been taking cookies when you knew that was...

Does Truth Set You Free or Make You Less Smart?

Alex Stone startled in a recent New York Times op-ed, “Is Your Child Lying to You? That’s Good.” Stone, author of “Fooling Houdini,” tempts readers to abandon that plodding parental desire to raise honest children with this irresistible...