Moses or Marx?

If I change my positions on racial equality because evangelical leaders disagree with me, I would have been pro-slavery in the eighteenth century because of George Whitefield and a segregationist in the twentieth century because of Carl. F. H. Henry. Evangelical leaders do not hold a monopoly on truth. The Bible is innerant: they are…

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Do All Black Lives Matter?

In Matthew 7:1-5, Jesus Christ said: “Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own…

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Why I Do Not Support Black Lives Matter

In an article for The Feminist Wire, Alicia Garcia, one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter, wrote: “Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise.” Alicia Garcia’s description of the Black Lives Matter movement is crucial. When I write that…

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Let’s be Honest About Reverse-Racism

A few weeks ago, a black friend said to me, “black people can be prejudiced, but they cannot be racists. Reverse-racism doesn’t exist.” I’ve been mulling over the comments ever since, especially because the comments are not from an unbeliever—they are from a Christian. And as I’ve discovered, there are many other black Christians who share…

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