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August 23, 2017

Is the imago Dei and race a misplaced argument?

With such an emphasis on racism these days, especially after Charlottesville and its reminder that hateful dispositions still remain in our society, the concept of imago Dei has gained much traction. And why shouldn't it? After all, the long entrenched…
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Ethnicity/Culture
August 23, 2017

How Woke Theology is Weakening the Black Church

  “The business of Christianity is not simply to make us feel happier or even to make us live a better life, it is to reconcile us to God.” D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones There is a movement afoot, particularly within black…
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Ethnicity/Culture
August 20, 2017

My step back from the hostility of racial reconciliation

Recently, I penned a post, Some Questions I’m Asking While Off to my White Evangelical Church that drew a bit of attention. To be honest, it was a post that had been stewing for several weeks and one in which I reasoned…
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Theology
August 19, 2017

Christ Still Stands By Kira Davis

Written originally for The Resurgent About 6 or 7 years ago I began seeing something…strange. I began seeing the shape of a cross in random places. It wasn’t just a typical “t” shaped cross. This cross had a squiggly line…
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Counseling
August 19, 2017

PTSD in American Neighborhoods

PTSD from city life is a very real reality. By the time I turned 10, I'd seen 3 dead bodies lying on the streets in front of the apartments I lived in as a child. Two of those I witnessed…
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Ethnicity/Culture
August 16, 2017

An African Perspective On Christianity and Western Influence

I remember the very few history classes I’ve taken between Grade 7 primary school and Form 2. I remember being taught briefly about Rev Chilembwe, Dr Banda, Dr Bakili and Dr David Livingstone. When it came time to talk about…
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Ethnicity/Culture
August 16, 2017

Is the Gospel No Longer Enough For Black Christians

Located on one of the most historic streets in the United States, particularly for black Americans, Auburn Avenue in downtown Atlanta, stands the venerable Big Bethel AME Church. “Big Bethel”, as it is affectionately and reverently known, was founded in…
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