Worship: Not A Respecter of Culture


Worship is where heaven touches earth. In worship, we are brought before God in a unique way, a way that has been designed and ordained by God Himself through His Word. Worship is the point at which believers are brought into contact with the means of grace, such as the preaching of the Word, the … Continue reading Worship: Not A Respecter of Culture

Death by Generalization: Culpability Further Discussed


In the last post, I discussed the culpability of white Reformed evangelicals. Is this group of people responsible for white privilege (as we have defined it)? We answered no, simply because white privilege, as I have demonstrated, consists only in the benefits of the rights all people should have—rights currently enjoyed by black Americans. There is simply … Continue reading Death by Generalization: Culpability Further Discussed

Death by Generalization: Making Distinctions


Distinctions, distinctions, distinctions. We must be willing and able to make distinctions if we are going to have conversations about things like religion and politics. These are highly sensitive subjects important to many if not most people. Thus, we need to be careful with our language and with how we approach these things. It is … Continue reading Death by Generalization: Making Distinctions

Death by Generalization: Responsibility of “White” Christians


When talking about things like slavery or segregation, we can call the acts of these things sins. But it would be hasty to conclude that every effect streaming from those sins are inherently wrong. Conversely, this does not mean that if slavery produces a good effect, slavery therefore must be a good thing. Slavery remains … Continue reading Death by Generalization: Responsibility of “White” Christians

Death by Generalization: Introduction


The Problem Stated I want to be very transparent about my objectives in this series of posts so as to avoid confusion. First, it is my experience that racial division is steadily increasing, especially since the shooting of Michael Brown and the subsequent Ferguson, MO riot in 2014. Second, questions from friends and acquaintances have … Continue reading Death by Generalization: Introduction

Unfalsifiable Accusations


Preface: In this article, I am reacting to the behavior exemplified at the recent MLK50 Conference, sponsored by The Gospel Coalition and the ERLC. I use words like “movement” and “narrative.” These terms refer to the general thrust and way of thinking presented at this conference and in the writings and videos of popular proponents … Continue reading Unfalsifiable Accusations