15 Theses Against The Prosperity Church

500 years ago today, Martin Luther hammered the Catholic Church when he nailed The 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Germany—igniting the Reformation. The 95 Theses was Martin Luther’s pastoral reaction to the Catholic Church’s indulgence preachers, who sold certificates promising buyers or their loved ones reduced suffering in purgatory. In other…

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Ungrateful For Grace

He was looking at his sleeping children, gone to bed hungry again, when he decided to rob the king. The next morning, he ambushed a wagon carrying food and treasure to the king, and killed the wagoners. Witnesses, however, delivered the news to the king, leading to the man’s arrest. When it was time for…

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Racial Reconciliation: Political Or Theological?

If racial reconciliation could be legislated by laws, Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation would have reconciled Americans in the 19th century. If racial reconciliation could be achieved by social justice, Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream would have become a reality in the 20th century. If racial reconciliation could be resolved by politics, Barack Obama would have…

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A Nigger and an Uncle Tom

Black people call me “Uncle Tom” far more than White people call me “nigger”. It’s not White people who use racial slurs against me, it’s Black people. They grumble about me because I am Black but think differently than they do. They say I am a traitor. They say I am a slave to White…

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What Do They Stand For?

We know why Colin Kaepernick took a knee, but do we know what he stands for? I don’t think we do, and I’m not sure Kaepernick does either. Last year, when American soccer player Megan Rapinoe took a knee during the American national anthem, she explained that she did so as a “little nod to…

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Why Do We Hate White Supremacy?

One of the most overlooked images from the White supremacist rally in Charlottesville a couple of weeks ago is the images of White supremacists carrying confederate flags, altered Detroit Red Wings Logos, Klan symbols, Swastikas—and American flags. When I saw images of a White supremacist running people over with his car, injuring many and killing…

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