What to Leave Out in Conversations about Race

What to Leave Out in Conversations about Race

Racism is deeply intertwined with law, custom, and even religion. It’s so pervasive that it’s not always easy to identify, let alone dismantle. So constructive conversations about racism must be approached with emotional intelligence. Elsewhere I have written about...
The Hidden History of Methodist Schism

The Hidden History of Methodist Schism

As United Methodists face General Conference 2020 and the potential of forming new church bodies, it feels as though the denomination is at a significant crossroad.  As if we are doing something we have never done before.  If only that were true. The truth is,...
Should Gender Matter in Christianity?

Should Gender Matter in Christianity?

Gender and Christianity has been in the news the last couple of weeks.  Specifically the role of women in church leadership.  After telling wildly popular evangelical bible teacher Beth Moore to “go home,” influential fundamentalist preacher John MacArthur clarified...