This Is Also White Privilege

Last's night's post suggesting that Tom Brady's "Deflategate" punishment (or lack thereof) is an example of white privilege has really blown up. I've

This is White Privilege

At the afternoon jazz worship service at Fourth Presbyterian Church we read prayer cards written by the congregation during the communion liturgy.

I Can’t Live Without Hope

Yesterday Anthony Smith, who blogs at, published a guest post on Tony Jones' blog reflecting on Ferguson. Building on a notion

Thinking about Ferguson

The grand jury decision on Monday to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown has been hard for me to

BBQ Dynasty

I haven't publicly commented on the Phil Robertson controversy these past few weeks. I've never watched an episode of Duck Dynasty, so I don't have

Church is a Tool, But For What Purpose?

I'm past the half way mark of the DMin class I'm taking with Lillian Daniel this week on "Why Church Matters in a Culture of Narcissism." While I'm