After Charlottesville, Will White Pastors Finally Take Racism Seriously?

After Charlottesville, Will White Pastors Finally Take Racism Seriously?

In the wake of the Charlottesville rally — and the country’s ongoing racial tension — we look to the church and ask, “White pastors, will you now work to end white supremacy?”
The Many Reactions to Charlottesville

The Many Reactions to Charlottesville

The reality is that there is nothing true or right or important about the message of white supremacy. It is antithetical to the Gospel and the church must meet it with a full throated renouncement. What happened in Charlottesville was not caused by many sides, it was caused by the ignorant and evil views of white people who believe they are better because they are white.
I’m Racist (and So Are You)

I’m Racist (and So Are You)

This is exactly what hurts so much right now, the willful ignorance of everything that is happening around us. The quiet, arrogant assurance that racism doesn’t really exist anymore and that none of this would be happening if “they” could just “get over it.”
Imagining Discipleship through Narrative Metaphor

Imagining Discipleship through Narrative Metaphor

This is a call to unpack important dimensions of who we are and to appreciate the impact that the stories embedded in our imagination can have, both on what we believe and how we live that out.
Our daily devotional essays respond to the corresponding daily Bible readings in the Revised Common Lectionary.

Devotions

New, Ever-Expanding Family of God

Isaiah’s vision of a new, ever-expanding family of God is not a prediction but a narration –he is describing what is already underway as the… Read more

All the Nations

The nations surrounding Israel can praise Yahweh not because of any suffering, pain, or judgment they are currently experiencing, but because of what God has… Read more

Lifelong Learner

Just as it would not serve our children well to stay stuck in the first grade curriculum with first grade questions and first grade answers,… Read more