On the August 9, 2021 edition of Apostolic Life in the 21st Century, David K. Bernard, the General Superintendent of the United Pentecostal Church International, addressed the question “Is Critical Race Theory compatible with Christianity?” Even though I disagree with many of his theological positions, generally speaking, I have found Superintendent Bernard to be thorough in his … Continue reading David K. Bernard misses the mark on Critical Race Theory.
James K.A. Smith writes, "In many ways the broader culture lacks the imagination to imagine the world otherwise...Our most primary and fundamental mode of 'understanding' is more literary than logical: we are the kind of creatures who make our way in the world more by metaphor than mathematics. The way we 'know' is more like … Continue reading Can you hear them now?
Dear Roy, You were the friend of my youth. You are black and I am white. When we became adults, we drifted apart. You served in the military. I served in the ministry. You died too soon for me to tell you this in person, so I’ll tell you now. You endured more than you … Continue reading A letter to Roy. He’s the Black guy in my pictures.