We are where we are because God has ordered all of our steps. Every. Single. Step. Ordered and known by God. We are where we are because He alone put us there. Our job.Our home.Our neighborhood. Our city / town / village.Our school. All of this...and more. God ordered that. He ordered it for a [...]
Category: Cultural Engagement
The New #MeToo Movement: Spotting the Plank In My Own Eye
Please, understand the heart of what I'm about to share, and not take it as a slight against a movement that exposed serious problems in our nation...but I'm going to start a new #MeToo movement. It is a movement where we recognize and call out our own faults and humbly address the planks in our own eyes rather than seek to point out the speck in everyone else's eyes and try to fix them, which, as we all know, can't happen. We can't fix others. But, we can address the issues in ourselves and hopefully help others see the issues in themselves by allowing them to see how we confront them in ourselves.
Racism: Does God Really Not See Color?
Yesterday (05/06/2020), a new social media storm began to brew as social media everywhere (from Twitter to Facebook) erupted in outrage over the fact that the killers of Ahmaud Arbery still have not been arrested or charged since they killed him back in February of this year. The details resurfaced as new video evidence was [...]
Black Christian/White Church
I've got to admit that I do miss the predominantly black church. The big choir, the animated sing/preaching, the dancing during praise, the soulful southern gospel style of music -- almost everything. Yes, it is easier to go and be with people that also love those things, were brought up speaking the same kinda slang [...]
Bastard III (Black History Month)
Cut off. That's what black history month reminds me of. This isn't an aim at anyone specifically, but generally speaking, that's how I typically feel about black culture. That's nothing new. I've felt that way since I was very young; way before I ever met and had any sort of relationship with anyone of a [...]