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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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BibleCurrent Events
September 10, 2017

Newsflash: the Bible will hurt your feelings

The internet has been abuzz the lately over the Nashville Statement, delivered from a joint conference between the Center for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.  The statement succinctly lays out a case for the…
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Podcasts
September 9, 2017

Another Bar Podcast must listen: Tim Bayly

Yesterday, as I was cleaning my house, I opened up the latest episode of the Bar Podcast where Tim Bayly was the guest speaker. I had never heard of Mr. Bayly but immediately was impressed with his podcast "presence" and…
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Theology
September 8, 2017

A New Identity: How Union with Christ Shapes Who We Really Are

  Being a person of color is an interesting experience. Being a person of color who grew up in three different cultures is an even more interesting. If I were to define what life honestly felt like until my mid-teens,…
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Current Events
September 6, 2017

A Social Savior

“Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.” John 1:29 As I continue to scan the landscape of Christian social justice activism, that is, social justice-labeled activities that are said to be carried out “in…
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History
September 4, 2017

The wisdom of God: a reflection on the life of Daniel Hale Williams

I have a fascination with firsts, especially when it comes to historically underrepresented and disenfranchised populations. Those firsts, whether it be first African-american, first female, etc., to break a barrier that previously been been erected provides a sense of encouragement…
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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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