“Othering” and the Gospel of Unity: A Commentary on Trump & American Culture

“You are not me, and I am not you.” This simple statement of truth is the fuel that ignites both the deepest friendships and most violent forms of segregation. At creation, Adam saw the differences between himself and his wife, and they led him to rejoice in her differences. The fall of the entire human […]

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America’s Racist Machine & The Fuel of White Supremacy

Just some quick thoughts…. Racism in America is a machine that has historically been fueled by white supremacy. Black people have never enslaved, publicly lynched, & oppressed/marginalized by racism through the legal system. To believe that the problem in our country is “Racism on both sides,” is to horribly misunderstand the problem and history of […]

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Black Voices: “We are here, but you won’t listen.”

I am a ghost. I am not a wraith, but I haunt America’s popular opinion. I am in your church, I am on your social media feed, and I am sitting in the cubicle next to you at work, holding back tears. Pastor, I see you surround yourself with men who simply reenforce your narrative, […]

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Black People Are Not Responsible for White Supremacy

I will never ever understand why people can’t condemn white supremacy as is, without having to give qualifiers regarding black people. No black person ran over an alt-white racist today. White supremacy kills. It murders, rapes, pillages, destroys, and damns. Yes, black people can be racist. But the image of racist hate over the past […]

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Looking Through The Eyes of Black History

    I woke up this morning to all the videos and images of the torch light white supremacy protest at UVA. I watched as a multitude of white supremacists marched with torches and chanted statements of white supremacy. It’s sad. I couldn’t help reflect on the past 2 years and all the pleas and […]

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Racialized Trauma and DWB (Driving While Black) [A Twitter Thread]

The Following is a series of tweets I sent out a  yesterday morning. The wife & I had a great date night a few nights ago. On the way home, really late at night, police lights came on behind us. [Thread] We were scared 4 a sec, then we realized they were pulling the car […]

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My Reflections on #SBC17

  This article is also featured on my Coram Deo Podcast. The audio is available for you below if you would like to listen to me read it, rather than read it yourself.   Context This past week has been very eventful for me. It was the annual Southern Baptist Convention, and I was attending […]

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Is the SBC Policing Black Voices?

The Issue There’s an article going around about the SBC Convention and the policing of black voices. I’d like to share some quick thoughts for clarity. I have been in communication with several key figures within the SBC about this very issue. This is what I have gathered. For the sake of brevity, resolutions that […]

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Prophetic Discernment In The Call for Racial Reconcilaition

Was just asked to give a statement regarding the SBC Convention for a liberal media website called Salon.com. I have given several interviews now regarding the SBC Convention. All of these have been from non-Christian news organizations who are seeking knowledge as to what is going on in the SBC Convention. Going into these interviews, […]

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When Churches Colonize Femininity

I’ve had a decent amount of conversations recently with men and women of color who are members of majority white churches. These men and women are deeply discouraged in their contexts and feel like they do not truly belong. Many majority white culture churches have a serious issue when it comes to caring for minorities […]

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