On Justice

By Daniel Martins The brutal murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers on May 25 triggered an explosive response across the nation (and beyond) that has riveted attention on the issue of racism —... Read More...

Blood of the Black Christ, Shed for All

By Christopher Wells All right, I was colored. It was fine. I did not know enough to be afraid or to anticipate in a concrete manner. True, I had heard that colored people were killed and beaten, but so far it... Read More...

White Christian Fallacies

By Stewart Clem Every Christian I know believes that racism is a sin. Yes, there are some who claim the title “Christian” while espousing white nationalism, but I’m not personally acquainted with any of them. They are a fringe minority. The Christians I kno... Read More...

Caregivers

By Patrick Twomey We see the placards in front of hospitals and clinics: HEROES WORK HERE! The doctors, nurses, and all medical professionals on the frontline of treating COVID-19 patients deserve our pra... Read More...

COVID-19 and Prisons (Part 1)

By Hannah Bowman Every day brings further horrifying stories about the pandemic’s effect on those incarcerated in jails and prisons. Over 15,000 cases of COVID-19 have been associated with jails and prisons.... Read More...

Healing the Breach: Thinking Theologically About Reparations

We’ve reached a point in the history of our nation, our Church, and our Communion when we need to balance celebration of gains made in reconciliation and community building with ongoing and disciplined excavations of the “stony road” people of African descent have traversed.