The Short Answer

Every other week there is an article posing some version of the question “Why are people leaving the church?” American Christians, mostly White, sometimes even well-intentioned, seem so confused by why people aren't turning to the church in droves in light of the dire state of our nation and world. For me, it’s pretty clear: …

#Charleston. #Baltimore. #Ferguson. Hey Church! Where in the HELL are YOU?

Yes, I meant that. No, the title was not a mistake. I’m really asking. Church, where in all. this. hell. are you? Because when Black bodies that look scarily similar to my child’s, my husband’s, and mine are regularly burned and broken, it feels like a raging, unholy hell to me. So let’s not mince …