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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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Ethnicity/CultureTheology
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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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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