Cancel Culture And Christian Culture

Yesterday, the University of Pennsylvania announced they are removing George Whitefield’s statue from campus because of his racist words and his role in advocating for and participating in slavery. The University said: “Honoring him with a statue on our campus is inconsistent with our University’s core values, which guide us in becoming an ever more…

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The Future Of My Blog

This year marks 5 years since I created SlowToWrite.com. That’s 5 years since I committed to blogging for you and Christ. That’s 5 years since I made a vow to become quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger—slow to write. And over the last 5 years, my blog has received significant attention from…

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Dear Police Officers

I was a five-minute walk from home when a police car abruptly stopped beside me. Then the police officers rolled down the window and yelled, “stop!” But I stopped walking before they demanded me to. I was afraid—I was too afraid to move. Police cars weren’t uncommon in my neighbourhood. I was twenty years old…

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If Silence Is Violence, Jesus Is A Sinner

One of the most popular slogans from protestors over the last couple weeks is, “silence is violence, silence is compliance.” The slogan suggests people—especially white people—who are silent about the perceived racist basis for George Floyd’s murder are complicit in systemic racism and racist police brutality against George Floyd and other black people. The slogan…

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Does Systemic Racism Exist?

The conflict over slavery was: is it right or wrong? The conflict over segregation was: is it right or wrong? However, the conflict over systemic racism isn’t: is it right or wrong? The conflict is: does systemic racism exist or not? That is a fundamentally different question. Americans are not divided over whether systemic racism…

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5 Non-Black Americans React To George Floyd’s Murder

I’ve asked 10 Christians—5 black Americans and 5 non-black Americans—to share their reactions to George Floyd’s murder. Some people believe black Americans and non-black Americans—especially white Americans have entirely different reactions to injustices against Geoge Floyd and black men. But as you read in part 1, and as you’ll see in this article, part 2—these…

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5 Black Americans React To George Floyd’s Murder

I’ve asked 10 Christians—5 black Americans and 5 non-black Americans—to share their reactions to George Floyd’s murder. Some people believe black Americans and non-black Americans—especially white Americans have entirely different reactions to injustices against Geoge Floyd and black men. But as you’ll see in this article, part 1, and tomorrow’s article, part 2—these individuals have…

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