Category Archives: Racism

“Hidden Figures” and Being Black in America

Recently I saw the movie Hidden Figures. It’s message is quite powerful, especially in times like these–times in which we are still fighting the evil of racism. “…and I can’t change the color of my skin.” By now we should … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Black History Month 2017

In 2017, there’s no need to kid ourselves: racism is still an issue in the United States of America. As a nation we’ve come a long way. Kudos! If, however, the last few years is any indication, we still have … Continue reading

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A Smile to the Glory of God

There’s simply too much hate and distrust in the world.  I often have to remind myself that I’m a Christian, a Christ follower, who is indwelt by the  Holy Spirit, and who should live not from the wisdom of this … Continue reading

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Overcoming Racism: Prayer and Expectations

The Apostle Peter describes Lot as a righteous man “who was distressed by the depraved conduct of the lawless” (2 Peter 3:7 NIV, bold added).  As our nation continues to wrestle racism and its byproducts, I find myself like ancient Lot–distressed. Distressed translates … Continue reading

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African Americans and the American Flag

I was about to do a piece on African Americans and the American Flag when I found this following.  It was written by I believe it captures well what I wanted to say and goes way beyond my abilities into … Continue reading

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