Tag: Race

A Lament Psalm for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery

How much longer? O Lord, my God    how long will You hide from Your creation?How long will we be in turmoil,    hatred flowing throughout the world? How much longer will violence be inevitable? Peace is foreign to this nation and world,    bigotry and prejudice remain.Murder and hatred is what we expect,   

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White Evangelicals Can Change

We were living in Columbia, Missouri when Michael Brown was shot in Ferguson, Missouri. Following his death, I saw firsthand the outrage and mourning of the black community, but I also witnessed plenty of denial and apathy from white evangelicals. I am not stating that all white evangelicals responded poorly, but it was frequent enough to create a division in the Church.