Time magazine's Jan.
One day when I was walking along the Hudson River on a crisp winter's day, I caught a glimpse of my reflection.
Does this sound familiar? A poor, minority community experiences high levels of violence and drug dealing. A predominantly white police force sweeps in and arrests many offenders.
O come all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant ...
This Advent, the Church's cry of deep longing and anticipation for her bridegroom strikes a chord straight through my own life.
A while back, I was in a situation where I was mocked publicly in front of 300-plus young leaders. There were racial overtones.
I'll tell you up front -- I'm going to talk about race. I know some are tired of hearing about it, and I think that's mainly because we've been hearing about it in the same ways for so long.
"Integration" and "diversity" do not express God's purpose for reconciliation deeply enough. What we need is a fresh paradigm that declares our new culture in Christ.
Imagine for a minute the fallout were a Muslim high school in America to choose for its mascot "the Jihadists."
In that light, how do you think Muslims (or Jews) view Christian schools whose mascot is "the Crusaders?"