Prophets of Culture
Cultural analysis from a theological perspective
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Some Things I’ve Learned Along the Way
Soon I’ll be seventy years old. It’s hard to fathom this, since I still feel twenty-five. When I was young, I lived for moments. T...
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Reflections on Black Lives
Last night, two young Black Christian leaders from our community came to visit us. They joined a steady stream of young people who’ve c...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Racism Alone? – Reflections on the Current National Divide
When I heard the decision not to indict the killers of Eric Garner , my outraged response was, “here we go again!” If the Michael Brown...
Monday, September 1, 2014
Ferguson — “We Don’t All Look Alike”
Photo Credit: Megan Sims @The_Blackness48 , Howard University Student Body via USAToday A quiet rage has been inside me ...
Saturday, November 30, 2013
A Letter to Our Young Brothers and Sisters
This letter was written in response to the National Center for Family Integrated Churches' 2013 Panel, "The Worship of God - Q&a...
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Undercurrents: A Perspective on Why the Trayvon Case Aches
How does one begin to explain this feeling? Korean culture has a name for it … they call it Han . Han . The overwhelming feeli...
Friday, June 28, 2013
An “Illiberal” Liberalism: Why Black Folk Can’t Get Ahead
While many people are loyal to a single news outlet in their homes, my wife and I take in a considerable amount of...
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