We trust in the God who not only embraced the flames of transformation but is Himself the fires of change.Read more "Have You Not Heard?"
Unfortunately for our oppressors, we are a people who overcome.Read more "Protest & the People of God"
We have been dishonest about the past, so we’ve become fearful of the truth, too fragile to respond to the present reality. This week many people in the United States reflected on independence, realized or withheld. But for people of color, a piece of the story is missing. Independence Day is not an inappropriate time […]Read more "The Cure for Independence Day"
We must stand in the way of racial terror, demanding that weaponized fear disarm itself.Read more "Weaponized Whiteness and the Ethic of Disarmament"
If evangelicals can proclaim that LGBTQ+ people are sacred image-bearers, we must also confess our participation in the long history of hatred against them.Read more "When Silence is Violence"
Those who claim that we fight one battle more than the other have never stood with us in either struggle.Read more "All Black Lives Matter – all the time"
In January we gathered with partners from around the St. Louis region to remember the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King. Our keynote speaker, Rev. Starsky Wilson, charged us: “Personal pietism will not repair the breach. Relational or racial reconciliation will not restore streets to live in. Social services, even coordinated wraparound services, […]Read more "Why We Can’t Wait"