I do not celebrate the 4th. I haven’t for years. Why? While America fought the British in order to be free from what they viewed as tyranny, they held people of color in captivity as property. This of course was after this land had been sytematically taken from it’s native[…]
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Below is an excerpt from my forth coming book, “Renovate,” which will be available February 16th at all major book retailers. In this excerpt I explore what it means to develop a sense of place—which combats our tendency to be transient people—so that we can see lasting change in our communities.[…]
Gentrification is a loaded term, one that causes rifts between people and remakes communities in the effect of it’s wake. Below is an excerpt from my forth coming book, “Renovate.” In this excerpt I explore, in part, how the church should respond to a very present reality… The effects of this[…]
I recently preached a sermon on same-sex attraction. Below is a clip, click here to view the whole sermon.
In a recent trip to South Africa, I was asked the question, “How do you engage ‘white privilege’?” Here’s a video of my answer…
It’s taken me a full month to get my mind around the back lash over this video. How could 1 minute of media content undo what “seems” to be 100 years of progress? “We’ve moved beyond Jim Crow.” “We’ve moved beyond purposeful segregation.” “We’ve moved beyond alienation because of race,[…]