The White Evangelical Fallacy of Un-biased Engagement with Scripture

I didn’t expect so much about this blog to be about religion early on, but having just discovered some amazing resources like Brandi Miller’s Reclaiming My Theology podcast, it’s just natural. My goal is not to write what I think uniquely, but primarily what I discover and learn from others, so… what I learn I… Continue reading The White Evangelical Fallacy of Un-biased Engagement with Scripture

A modern resource! Finally!

I wrote a post last week that’s still sitting in my drafts. I’ve re-written almost every part of it at least a few times, and I’m still unsure about publishing it. I may write more later about all of my fears and concerns around writing these blog posts, about why I started the anonymously, and… Continue reading A modern resource! Finally!

How I Know Donald Trump is Racist, and Why It Doesn’t Matter

I’ve realized recently that many of my online conversations with conservative friends about race and justice and politics have been derailed when they suggest that Donald Trump’s racism (or, in their eyes, his not being a racist) is a key factor in the conversations around politics and race. When these folks talk about an individual… Continue reading How I Know Donald Trump is Racist, and Why It Doesn’t Matter

Criticism of the book “White Fragility”

I’ve seen the book “White Fragility” recommended and at the top of so many people’s justice-related reading lists. I’ve already recommended it to one person when our attempts to talk through the general concept of white people being fragile broke down. But! I haven’t read it. And I’ve started to see bubblings of criticism arise… Continue reading Criticism of the book “White Fragility”

Can I Say “Black Lives Matter” if I Don’t Agree With the Official Organization?

Every once in a while I’ll hear someone say, “I don’t feel comfortable saying ‘Black Lives Matter’ or putting up BLM signs because I disagree with the organization.” I don’t have any discomfort with the organization, but I also can’t say that I know everything about it, so I was curious to learn what made… Continue reading Can I Say “Black Lives Matter” if I Don’t Agree With the Official Organization?

Trying to Figure Out My Post-White-Evangelical Theology

Just a gathering of links I find helping me start to organize my thinking. https://www.instagram.com/tv/CAJZbk_gyqS/?igshid=sijjrvxm7y65 https://twitter.com/austinchanning/status/1273011771066982400 https://twitter.com/mrmedina/status/1273102312563712000/photo/1