For those of us who are white, it’s important to see what’s happening in Charlottesville and be reminded yet again that this is just the tip of the iceberg; racism is still very much alive in this country. If this many people can show up in one place for a blatantly racist rally (and not … Read more
Even if you hate horror movies as much as I do, there are some incredibly important lessons to be learned from Jordan Peele’s film “Get Out.”
Growing up, I thought Christians should demonstrate our faith by what we didn’t do: Don’t watch certain movies; don’t engage in certain behaviors; don’t hang out in certain places. But now, I think that’s wrong. Above all else, Christians should be known for the things we do. We should spend our energy fighting racism (even if … Read more
Why do minority groups sometimes seem so loud and angry? Well, it’s all part of a cycle.
When you’re white, it’s tempting to think of racism as a thing of the past, from an era of segregated bathrooms. But it’s not all better, and we have a responsibility to do something about it.
Part 3 in my series of questions Christians ask about gay people. Gay pride parades/marches are popular for a number of reasons: They provide a sense of community to people who have sometimes been isolated and outcast, even from their own families. They bring attention to political or social causes that are important to many … Read more