Posts tagged racial justice
The Comfort of Whiteness and the Self Surrender of Gospel: What is Required of the White Church

And as I’m doing all this introspection, I cannot help but feel the need to urge pastors and congregants of churches to engage in this same self-interrogation. Particularly in America, where the Christian church is deeply divided between black and white Protestant churches, there is much lip service given to the need for racial reconciliation, but the effort required on the part of people who believe themselves to be white is far more of a burden than many of us are willing to take.

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Selma's "GLORY" is an Anthem for the Modern Church

White people in the church are terrified of centering blackness, because it challenges their notions of what the Kingdom of Glory looks like. The Kingdom is not some fluffy cloud-like land where we all play harps and walk around in white robes. The Kingdom is a reign of radical justice, where the black man may speak without fear of retribution from his white sister, where black women may walk down the street without fear of harassment from her white brother, where trans women of color can co-exist with their cis brethren without fear of attack.

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