Why Reformed Christians Are Vulnerable To Social Justice

Many young Christians didn’t learn how to understand justice from Scripture. So in college, they learned how to understand justice from culture. And now, they think injustice is justice. And they interpret Scripture through culture, not culture through Scripture.  That’s why many professing Christians are more committed to Black Lives Matter than Biblical theology. But…

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Do Not Repay Racism For Racism

My white girlfriend recently said to me: “Sam, thank you for never making me feel bad about being white.” She said that because in 2020 my skin colour isn’t the most controversial pigment in our relationship—her skin colour is. Our culture in 2020 doesn’t tell me to feel guilty about my skin colour. Our culture…

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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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