The Sin of Safety: Why Accepting Refugees Shouldn’t Be a Question

Last month I wrote the first of (hopefully) three blogs addressing current issues I see hindering the witness of the Church today. The first being our view on race which you can read here. The second, which I will be focusing on today, is our view of the foreigner. Should America accept refugees? Talk about … Continue reading The Sin of Safety: Why Accepting Refugees Shouldn’t Be a Question

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The Family Issue of Racism

Earlier this month, a group of Moody Bible Institute students held an event called Theology of Remembrance. Art, poetry, and photography was presented to help remember the injustices our country has seen. Guests were guided through a showcase depicting the horrors of our history from the near genocide of Native Americans, enslavement of African Americans, Jim Crow Laws against … Continue reading The Family Issue of Racism

How We Should Enter the Colin Kaepernick Conversation

If you've turned on ESPN, scrolled through Facebook, or listened to sports talk radio in the past few days, then you've probably heard of Colin Kaepernick's controversial decision to not stand during the National Anthem at the 49ers preseason game this past Friday. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag … Continue reading How We Should Enter the Colin Kaepernick Conversation

Why We Should All Remember January 27th {with tears}

Many dates stick in people’s memories—February 14th, July 4th, December 25th—but I doubt January 27th is one that stands out in yours.  For most, this date is insignificant. So much so that one website diminishes the importance of the day down to "Chocolate Cake Day"1. The day comes and goes each year with little or no acknowledgement. But for some, this day is … Continue reading Why We Should All Remember January 27th {with tears}