This year, as we celebrate the birth of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. we are too often tempted to celebrate what has been achieved rather than examine what God continues to call out of us. Hopefully we know that there is no such thing as "post-racial," even after the election of an African American president.
The last two movies that my wife and I had the chance to watch were Avatar and The Blind Side. Not sure how that happened, but both movies had very rich missiological and race themes to them. Or maybe I just see everything in that way.
Racial reconciliation among evangelicals is one of those slippery topics that come and go based on which national leader is currently jazzed about it.
Time magazine's Jan.
Please God, save us from hyper-partisanship and hyper-media in perpetual election mode selling us a hyperbolic public discourse.
O come all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant ...
Our country has a long history of underserving and mistreating African-Americans and other marginalized groups.