Tag «Racism»

Christianity vs Patriotism: And the Winner Is…

Racism. Patriotism. Football. Protests. Christianity.  Maybe by now, you’re all tired of the rhetoric. Some of it has been unkind, some unreasonable, and some just coarse (as heard from our President). But I hope that you will find the brief thoughts below to be none of those things, and actually helpful. Please consider: I am …

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Racism Isn’t About Race

Don’t fool yourself; racism isn’t about race. If we were all to wake up in the morning with the same skin color discrimination wouldn’t end. How long do you suppose it would take until we found a new way to discriminate against each other? Would it be eye color, hair color, height, weight, or some …

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Racism Is Learned

Just last night, a friend of mine told me of an incident that occurred many years earlier with his young daughter. They lived in Minnesota at the time and consequently, were fans of the Minnesota Twins baseball team. One day, this man handed his daughter a baseball card and told her it was a Kirby …

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The Most Segregated Day of The Week

We’ve come a long way from a time when some people actually owned other people and when Jim Crow laws were enforced to maintain separation between humans having varying degrees of skin pigmentation. No longer do we segregate black and white people from each other by refusing to allow them to use the same public schools, restaurants, restrooms, …

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Racism & Christianity

A preacher friend of mine and his wife decided to adopt a child.  They had already raised children of their own, but decided they wanted to share the blessings God had given them and “rescue” an orphaned child by raising him in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. Noble motives, indeed.  So they went …

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