Alan Cross

Whose History? Whose Independence? An Interview with Alan Cross

Healthy conversation and debate suffers from the 24/7 news cycle. The shooting of the Charleston 9 stirred deep conversations about the racial history in the United States. While the conversations and fallout continue, several SCOTUS decisions threaten(ed) to move the important discussions about racial issues to the back burner. … Continue reading

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Webb and What Matters More

Artists possess an uncanny freedom to call attention to how our beliefs function. Last week’s brouhaha over Lifeway’s, The Gospel Project, left me convinced there is a lot of battling over territory that in the end does not matter. Marty posted a series on human trafficking that broke … Continue reading

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You Cannot Blame Us for Trying?

We don’t get to hang out like we once did. Jeff pastors several hours away. Gone are the days of a quick round of golf. In fact, I cannot recall the last time we played a round together.

Once or twice a year we get to catch some time, … Continue reading

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Protecting Privilege or, Will We Work for Justice?

She had tears in her eyes. He acknowledged the need to radically re-think how we learn to view others. These are just two responses to our use of N.T. Wright‘s, Surprised by Hope, for our Sunday morning Bible Study. Collectively we wrestle with eschatological visions cast for … Continue reading

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