The Lurking Evil of Christian Nationalism

Column by Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Frantz on May, 25 2023

Christian nationalists – who are overwhelmingly white – think they are privileged and that their privileged status comes from God.  Historically, they see the United States as the new Israel, a nation designated by God as a shining light on a hill to the rest of the world.  

A White Man Makes the Case for Reparations, Part 1

Column by Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer on August, 13 2020

Of all the things white allies were willing to activate for, through decades of civil rights movements, reparations were the one thing that even the most committed white leaders have avoided talking about, much less fully committing to.

The Strangeness of Jesus, Equality, and Voting in the U.S.

Column by Rev. Dr. Mark Sandlin on May, 21 2020

It is difficult to read the teachings of Jesus and come away thinking that some people deserve to have more privileges than others. We are not only suppose to love our neighbors, but we are also suppose to love our enemies – equally.

Queen’s Dream

Column by Rev. Gretta Vosper on February, 13 2020

Of course, it is not just a racial issue that hammers at the foundations of our social order. Or a gender identity or sexuality issue. Or political, social, or familial. It is an issue that is experienced by all of us and that undermines our self-confidence, and our willingness to be vulnerable, our ability to see what is really before us

Feeling Compassionate

Column by Rev. Deshna Charron Shine on December, 26 2019

Today, as I write this, I am feeling compassion for the white fragility out there. There’s a lot of grief connected to it. Yes, something is dying, friends. Because it must. White supremacy must die so we can all be transformed, so we can all be resurrected.