Whole Bodies. Halved Souls.

How plagued we are by this broken duality.

One Year of Blogging in the Books!

I launched this blog one year ago today.

Love Your Neighbor: Afghanistan

Love your neighbor.

Of Christians, Pandemics, and Pro-Life Hypocrisy

Bear one another’s burdens.

When and where is racism ever acceptable?

Where can a racist person live out their racist sentiments without the fear of public reprisal and invective?

Christ in Alabama by Langston Hughes

Christ is a nigger.

100th Blog Post!

I dedicate my one-hundredth blog post to my lovely wife.

Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung and Other Things

Working off the past.

Dreams, Poetry, and Explosions with Langston Hughes

What happens to a dream deferred?

Review: The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron

One cannot help but wonder… what if Nat Turner had succeeded?

My Struggle with Historical Presentism

And this is where I run into this new conundrum of historical presentism. 

‘The Confessions of Nat Turner’ by William Styron

I’m only 28 pages into The Confessions of Nat Turner and my emotions are everywhere.

Racial Catalog and Inventory: The Voices That Dominate Our Headspace

I made a list of the the voices that dominate my headspace. Voices that have influenced me over time.

An Elegy: A Black Uprising Is Retaliatory, Not Instigative In Nature 

We are the blemish on their rise to power and the agency through which they will wash their hearts white.

Ravi Zacharias: Apologist, Intellectual, and Serial Predator?

This is one of the most difficult write-ups I’ve ever dared to compose because it involves the celebrated Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias. The man has influenced believers worldwide, myself included, to think critically about their faith and bridge the heart and mind in pursuit of truth.  His talks at university forums have shaped the wayContinue reading “Ravi Zacharias: Apologist, Intellectual, and Serial Predator?”

unAmerican: The Day I Was Forced To Face The American Flag

Long Story Short I couldn’t help but relive an interesting memory of mine, one of absolute horror now that I look back at it, say, should it happen to my children. Now, for context, you must understand that this incident took place after a high school football game between Lely High School’s Trojans, my team,Continue reading “unAmerican: The Day I Was Forced To Face The American Flag”

How “Policy Over Character” Destroys Our Christian Witness

Anti-intellectualism is alive and well within evangelical America and it shows by how and who they vote for.

The Bebbington Quadrilateral

But separate from theology, American white evangelical Christianity has a political character that also boils down to four essential elements – Christian nationalism, Christian tribalism, political moralism, and antistatism. Call this the white evangelical political quadrilateral.
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