Culture

(My) Black History: Colorblind?

I did not know she was Black. To distinguish a person based on skin color fell well below the goals of recess fun and meeting new friends. What more do you expect from a five year old?Continue reading

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(My) Black History

No, I am not Black. I am not African-American. But, thinking about February as Black History Month I have been thinking about my story, my life story.Continue reading

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Special Episode: James Younger and The Story of God

Many of us read about how others view the world, reality and God. Few of us are able to talk and interact with those whose view of things religious is different than our own. If you had the opportunity to learn from those who are, say, Hindu, would you?… Continue reading

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That Time One of My Interviewees Became a Reader’s Choice Finalist – Go Vote for Tom Oord

Almost one year ago I took a different direction with my podcast. Up to that point I had offered some reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary. Our congregation and other Baptists, even Southern Baptists,  interested in the Christian Seasons and what that looks like in a Tradition where Advent … Continue reading

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You’re No Billy Graham

And our music did not include George Beverly Shea. Confused as I was it became clear the comparisons, maybe innocently, provided an excuse to move on. Not me. Them.… Continue reading

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