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Ethnicity/Culture

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December 28, 2017

defining evangelicalism- what it really means

It seems that there is a bit of confusion when it comes to the word evangelical. Is it an old word with a modern political context?  Should those that follow Christ throw in the towel when it comes to whether…
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ChurchCurrent EventsEthnicity/Culture
December 21, 2017

Evangelicalism: To divorce or not to divorce?

Hot button issue of the moment: Evangelical. Evangelicalism…specifically “white evangelicalism”. About a year into my newly redeemed life, I asked this of our pastor, “what exactly is an evangelical and am I one?” One of the benefits of getting saved…
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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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Ethnicity/Culture
September 23, 2017

The Struggle for Social Justice is a Struggle for Ourselves

There is great emphasis being placed today by Christian social justice activists on remediating the adverse effects of historical and contemporary injustices, particularly as it relates to its generational impact on people of color in America. I will speak more…
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Ethnicity/CultureHistory
September 14, 2017

On Christianity and Confederate Statues

So it happened today. As I was driving home from work this evening, I heard on the news station that the demolition crew had finally been given the green light to take down a statue of Robert E. Lee at…
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ChurchEthnicity/Culture
September 14, 2017

In defense of color-blindness (sort of)

There is an impetus today to reject color-blindness and the reasons are quite valid.  If someone says, “I don’t see color” or worse, “God doesn’t see color” rebuke is the natural impulse since God himself created a beautiful array of…
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Ethnicity/Culture
September 1, 2017

Statement on critical theory and unity in the church: our endorsement

At Kaleoscope, we intentionally present material that will give minority Christians a voice to the issues of our day. But more importantly, we desire to filter our view and voice through the lordship of Jesus Christ, according to will of…
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Ethnicity/Culture
August 29, 2017

“Race” – A brief historical summary of the word and it’s use from 1600’s to Darwin

A follow up on the blog post titled Race- A Word to Kill.   The goal of this post is to show how hatred towards people over differences and superiority did not start with American chattel slavery or the Jim…
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Ethnicity/CultureTheology
August 24, 2017

Race – A word to kill

Can I just say.....for the most part....I am not a fan of country music. If I am perfectly honest, I can't stand it. But..... My husband loves it. What can I say....he's Canadian. Anyway.....Not only does my hub's love country…
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