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Racism, Police Authority, and the Misinterpretation of the Bible

Ferguson, Missouri. Baltimore. Minneapolis. Baton Rouge. Dallas. Black Lives Matter. America is caught in the middle of racial conflict, as tensions between law enforcement and African American communities have erupted in violence. However, the problem has deep roots in history. An understanding of these roots will go a long way towards healing and reconciliation. Some of […]

2017 Year in Review

As 2017 comes to a close, I thought it would helpful to highlight some of year’s most profound stories, as they impact the Christian faith. The message of the Gospel does not change, but events in the church and surrounding culture have a major impact in how that message is received, both among believers and […]

Our Lady of Kibeho

Are apparitions of Mary real? What do they signify? When I viewed a recent College of William and Mary theatrical production of Our Lady of Kibeho, written by Katori Hall, I pondered these questions. Based on a true story, in 1981, there were reports of at least three girls in a Rwandan Catholic school, who […]

Remembering Robert E. Lee, A Plodding Journey Towards Christ

The events this past weekend in nearby Charlottesville, are nothing but horrific and tragic. White supremacy reared its ugly head, and it surely needs to be condemned by anyone who claims to follow Jesus. But what are we to make of the memory of Robert E. Lee, the chief, military figurehead of the Confederacy? The […]

On Robert E. Lee Statues, the Reformation, and The Danger of Forgetting History

Having recently returned from a trip to Charleston, South Carolina, I am all too aware of the tragedy of racism, and its intermingling with the story of Christianity in the American South. But I am left with a question: how are we to remember our history? Headlines have been popping up this year, with various […]