Andrew Wilson: Christians, of all people, should know that evil is held in place not just by the flesh (the sinful self), or even the devil (and associated demonic powers), but also by the world: the structures and systems of
Tim Keller on “Racism and Corporate Evil“: Systemic evil… is a system that excludes and marginalizes people on the basis of race even though most of the people in the system are probably not intentionally trying to do so.
AND Campaign: Many Christian leaders are asking how they can constructively and practically advance the cause of justice in the wake of the killing of George Floyd and national protests. Here are steps we recommend you consider as you lead
Kottke: This is a great example of the Great Span, the link across large periods of history by individual humans. But it’s also a reminder that, as William Faulkner wrote: “The past is never dead. It’s not even
The Bible very clearly demands justice in the sight of oppression and murder. In response to vain worship, the Lord told ancient Israel, “Take away from Me the noise of your songs, For I will not hear the melody of
Source » Tom Skinner’s keynote address at the 1970 Urbana conference:1 Perhaps one of the great debates going on today is being pushed by those people who resist the idea that Jesus was a revolutionary. But let us come
Source » Judy Wu Dominick for Christianity Today: [We] admitted our tendency to recognize other people’s tribalism but less often our own. Consequently, we realized that we accuse our ideological opponents of dehumanizing vitriol while feeling perfectly justified in dehumanizing
Stetzer on seeking understanding post-election and “white evangelicals” First, here’s a pre-election post. Ed Stetzer on Why evangelicals hate Clinton so much: One of the questions dealt with how Evangelicals can support Donald Trump (considering the obvious concerns). I
Source » Lynsey Chutel in Quartz: While the term coloured seems antiquated and cringe worthy in some social contexts, particularly in the United States or Britain, it is still a recognizable identity and culture in South Africa. Somewhere else, van Niekerk
Source » CityLab: 17-year-old Lew Blank was fiddling around with the Weldon Cooper Center’s Racial Dot Map when he discovered something disturbing about Wisconsin, where he lives: More than half of the African-American neighborhoods in the state are actually jails.
Source » God has a kingdom. It’s made up of citizens. Some black, some white, some red, yellow, Spanish backgrounds. His intention was never that the individual uniqueness would cause them to lose sight of the flag flying over them.
Lament Yet another shooting. Two pieces come to mind: A prayer from Psalm 10 that Jackie Hill Perry tweeted a week or so ago, and songs of lament for churches in times of tragedy, shared with me from Mission Church
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