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3 Reflections on the Megyn Kelly Blackface Panel

3 Reflections on the Megyn Kelly Blackface Panel

Megyn Kelly has received harsh criticism following a segment on her morning TV show this week where she defended blackface Halloween costumes. What Did She Say? “But what is racist?” Kelly asked. “Because you do get in trouble if you are a white...
Christians, Charlottesville, and Enabling Racism

Christians, Charlottesville, and Enabling Racism

Christians bear responsibility for enabling the racism in Charlottesville. Racism is part of us. It is deeply embedded in the cultural fabric of the United States. Racism is part of me. It is something I have to fight against every day. Racism may be part of you,...
Grace and Racism

Grace and Racism

I think if we truly understood the nature of God’s grace and how it works in our lives, it would help eliminate our racism. Racism is a huge problem in our country today. We are sharply divided along racial lines, and racial issues make up a high percentage of the...
Put Down Your Sword

Put Down Your Sword

Last night was rough. Following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, I attended a protest against police brutality in my hometown of Dallas, TX. After listening to several speakers and marching through downtown Dallas, we met at the courthouse, listened...
Should We Forgive Racism?

Should We Forgive Racism?

We recently published a paper that explored forgiveness in the context of race-related offenses. I had mixed feelings about it. On one hand, I’m a big believer in the power of forgiveness, even in the context of very serious offenses. Forgiving tends to improve...