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Unity in the body of Christ (ekklesia) must include racial diversity, respect, & equality

There is much conversation about unity in the body of Christ and that’s a very important, biblical concept. In fact, the idea comes from Jesus, Himself, and from His prayer in John 17, where He prays that His followers be … Continue reading

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If President George Washington had been black . . .

If President George Washington had been black, Would America have made skin color a big deal? Would we have held people in lifelong bondage Based on nothing more than the shade of their skin? Or would the words, “All men … Continue reading

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Truth is for telling

Truth is for telling. That’s called honesty. When mixed with mercy and love, it’s powerfully healing. People who are kind, fair, and compassionate in their interactions with all sorts of people are rarely called racist. If you’re not a racist, … Continue reading

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Why all the talk about race?

WHY? WHY is race such a big deal? WHY the accusations of “racism”?

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Inciting hostility prepares the way for violence

Insight appreciates diversity. It doesn’t incite hate or violence. To incite hostility is to prepare the way for violence. Bullying and negotiating are not the same thing. Bullying coerces. Negotiating collaborates. Words motivate. They can be used to inspire kindness … Continue reading

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Would Americans say, “It’s in the past, forget about it,” if . . .

Would American’s say, “It’s in the past, forget about it,” if . . . . . . If another country had claimed for centuries that the Bible teaches that all Americans are cursed by God and then used that claim … Continue reading

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Learning from a black bus driver . . .

Sitting in a parked bus alone with a black bus driver, I began to tell him about my book, Off the RACE Track. After more than an hour, he began to open up to me. About that time a white … Continue reading

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