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Ethnicity/CultureHistory
December 11, 2017

Are We Oppressed?

My parents come from a region in Ghana with white castles and white names that do not belong. My mother was born and raised in Anomabo and lived near Fort William, one of seventeen slave castles in the region. My…
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Current EventsHistoryUncategorized
November 18, 2017

A Christianity So “Cool”, It’s To Die For

You will forgive my tardiness, but only a few days ago did I come across an article published earlier this month on the website Vice.com entitled: Meet the Woke Young People Trying to Make Christianity Cool Again. It profiles four ‘woke’…
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ChurchHistoryTheology
November 4, 2017

God did that! a 500th year reflection on Christ building his church

This year on October 31st marked a pretty momentous occasion; the 500th anniversary of that single event that led to the Protestant Reformation. Though Luther nailed his 95 thesis to reform the distortions and corruption that arose in Christ's church,…
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Current Events
October 25, 2017

Why Racism Isn’t Wrong

In surveying the current socio-cultural landscape in America, it seems increasing numbers of individuals are either identifying as social justice activists or aspire to be one. What began with the protestations of one individual over perceived systemic “racial” injustices being…
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Current Events
October 23, 2017

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…
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Church
October 15, 2017

Operation Christmas Child

I came across a blog post yesterday, written by Judy Wu Dominick, even though she wrote it and posted it a couple of years ago. The reason why it resonated with me and the reason why I am posting it…
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ChurchCurrent Events
October 10, 2017

The devil is in the details: on distractions and causes

In 1942, C.S. Lewis published the Screwtape Letters, a compilation of creatively crafted letters from a sinister fictional character, Uncle Screwtape, to his nephew Wormwood. The letters comprised instructions to Wormwood for him to frustrate, block, splinter, harass and lull…
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