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Christopher Columbus’ undeniable connection to the oppression of indigenous peoples and the beginnings of the transatlantic slave trade have led many to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day. […] Read More

In the 1960s, one flavor of U.S. evangelical Christianity began to warn its young people about the dangers of situation ethics. What was it exactly? And was it as dangerous as they portended? […] Read More

The demon of racism will not leave if we choose to remain blind. We must confront the ugly truth before each of us. Only then will the demon of systematic racism be exorcised. […] Read More

‘The Neighborhood’

“The Neighborhood,” a new comedy starring Cedric the Entertainer and Max Greenfield on CBS, raises important questions about racism and race relations, community and diversity. […] Read More

Sadly, women not being believed by powerful men isn’t new. The Bible shows repeatedly how women, regarded as scriptural heroes today, weren’t believed by men in a patriarchal society. […] Read More

The church has entered an era when difficult conversations are more important than ever. In our polarized society, it’s vital for the church to come together for dialogue, listen to each other and seek the middle ground. […] Read More

When conservative leaders who claim to have God on their side cannot assert that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s experience matters, what message are they sending to every other survivor? […] Read More

As Burundian children living in refugee camps in Tanzania, they hoped for a brighter future. Today, enrolled in college in the U.S., they serve other Burundians at home and abroad. […] Read More

After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, stories of those who remained silent about their abuse are flooding social media. When will we finally listen? […] Read More

In supporting President Trump and believing his promises to bring about the social changes they seek, his evangelical supporters are adopting the tactics, politics and principles of secular power. […] Read More