As a non “white” or non “black” Christian looking in as the church attempts to makes sense of whiteness, I have many concerns. When Christian’s resort to using terms like whiteness or blackness to explain the myriad of sinfulness expressions of partiality and with the current conversation more focused on the social construct of whiteness,Continue reading “Understanding the Social Construct of Blackness”
Category Archives: Ethnicity/Culture and Mental Health
For Counselors: Biblical Change and Insight
What is the nature of Biblical change and how do we help those we counsel gain insight? As Christians who counsel, we need to understand the distinction between Biblical change and insight. Christians who seek counseling will have some degree of insight into their lives, enough to know that something is amiss, either in theirContinue reading “For Counselors: Biblical Change and Insight”
Part 1: Ideas Have Consequences: The Roots Behind Critical Race Theory
It’s a popular mantra for many social justice advocates to say “speech is violent”. However, a more accurate rendering of that sentiment is “ideas have consequences”, as in the case of the ideology that paved the way for Critical Theory, Critical Legal Theory, and eventually, Critical Race Theory. When the word “critical” is in frontContinue reading “Part 1: Ideas Have Consequences: The Roots Behind Critical Race Theory”
Critical Race Theory: A Solution to Racism or Something Else?
With current technology and the explosion of social media, not to mention the popularity of reality tv, we are being bombarded by all kinds of video coverage and relentless commentary on sin and the depravity of man. From politics, relationship drama to police interactions with the public, we have become a people fixated on ourContinue reading “Critical Race Theory: A Solution to Racism or Something Else?”