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Can Good Christians Be Unintentionally Racist? Issues Part II

In Part One, I unmasked three ways kind and loving Christians unintentionally support a racist world in their adamant refusal to examine their hearts about race. In this last part, I explore two methods employed by good Christians to maintain racism and the call to become bad. How Good Christians Maintain Racism Good Christians use a Read More

Can Good Christians Be Unintentionally Racist? Issues Part I

If you have been in the United States for at least thirty minutes or exposed to any of our global media exports, you have received messages about race. Most likely, they were problematic. Instead of doing the Matrix moves of good works to prove how any of us are not racist, we need to just Read More

Want to Know Your Purpose? Start with Gratitude Part III

In the Part I, I suggested that our purpose—God’s will for our lives is to live out gratitude. In the second part, I discussed the challenges of living our purpose with the proliferation of mass media and social media images. In this final part, I desire for you to understand gratitude as gifts-yes, more than Read More

Want to Know Your Purpose? Start With Gratitude Part II

In the Part I, I introduced this realization I had about our purpose—God’s will for our lives is to live out gratitude. In this second part, I explore challenges of living gratitude with the onslaught of mass and social media. Typically around November, we see more writings about gratitude because in the United States, Thanksgiving is Read More

Want to Know Your Purpose? Start with Gratitude Part I

Have you ever wondered, God what is my purpose? Whelp, the Bible says that in every thing, we are to give thanks, for this is the will of God concerning us. When I first read this passage in the Bible, I thought it was a bit snarky. Me like snarky. Here I had come deeply Read More

Omarosa: Sell-Out or Braveheart?

Whitney Mariah Janet Beyonce Madonna Selena Rihanna Beloved by the masses, these stars’ ubiquitous fame affords them first-name only recognition. Then, there is Omarosa. Whether we like it or not, masses know her on a first name basis, too. And this emerging fact makes her critics cringe. Omarosa Manigault-Newman seems to be either loved or Read More

Who Made You God? The Problem with Trying to Save People Part II

In Part I, I discussed honoring people’s free wills, our own principles and trusting God instead of trying to make/force people to change. With this being said, I am not sitting on some lofty perch in the third heavenlies, looking down on mere mortals with the disdain of a pearl clutcher because, like God, my Read More

Who Made You God? The Problem with Trying to Save People Part 1

Have you ever met people who seem like they are bent on a self-destructive path-as if they live a battle cry of “Come hell or high water, don’t stop me from ruining my life?” I am not talking about run-of-the-mill self-sabatoge, as in “I ate a candy bar two days after my New Year’s resolution Read More

I Don’t Feel Like Social Justicing: Race and My Husband’s Medical Emergency

Over the past week, my husband, the love of my life, my best friend, the one who gets me, the one who made me believe in love in ways I never thought I could, had a medical emergency. I did not and do not feel like social justicing. Yes, I created a verb out of Read More

Lose the Guns and Keep the Privilege: Facing the Issue of White Male Mass Shooters

A recent school shooting had taken place. It alarmed and grieved many of us, who followed another tragedy unfold in the news.  As I walked through the hallways at a predominantly White high school,  the tension pulled at me with each step. I overhead a conversation. Congregated by lockers, a concerned White male student spoke with Read More

9 Lies Holding You Back

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With Dr. Sam Kline