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When I Had More Hair

Like circa 1994.

Last week the Memories feature of Facebook alerted my mother to a photo of me, Patty, Kimberly, and Tommie from 1994. One of the first things you notice, other than my not-so-stylish look, is more hair. Some people lose hair as a result of stress. Others … Continue reading

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Common Places: A Conversation with Brad Mason

I tried to work in one of my favorite lines from Cold Mountain into the title.

I imagine God is weary of being called down on both sides of an argument.

Inman, Cold Mountain

Next week Messengers to our denominations’ annual meeting may hear proposed Resolutions on Critical Race Continue reading

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Riding the Bull?

My friend C.B. Scott has a way with metaphors. He chose a bull riding analogy to describe what it is like to submit a Resolution to the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting,

I think we need to let people make any resolution they desire. After all, they paid their

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Can Two Walk Together? More with Bradly Mason on CRT

Near the end of our last conversation on the subject of Critical Race Theory, Bradly Mason remarked that race is a social construct for the subordination of other human beings. His statement did not go without notice. One listener sent a series of questions. If Mason asserted that race … Continue reading

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When the Law Does Not Deliver: A Conversation with Bradly Mason

In our best Schwarzenegger voice, “We said we’d be back!”

Sojourner’s interviewed Nathan Cartagena on teaching Critical Race Theory to Evangelicals. When asked about the different assumptions students have when taking a class on critical race theory now that CRT is such a lightning rod subject he noted,

Oh

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