Real Men Waltz

File this one under "If The Shoe Fits..." In case you haven't noticed there is a crisis in America, the origins of which, to a large extent, can be traced as far back as the Garden of Eden when God said to Eve, "Yet your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you." …

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The Myth of Certainty

Growing up in inner-city Atlanta, in the public housing projects of Dixie Hills, a lesson that I learned early in life is that there would be material things that I would desire to have but could not have. That was my reality and I accepted it. My family never owned a car. If there was somewhere …

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People Are Sheep, Too (Unfortunately)

As my own spiritual and political worldview has matured (hopefully) over the years, there remains one question, above all others I've encountered, which is so perplexing to me that, at times anyway, I find myself wanting to hurl myself headlong into the nearest brick wall. The question is this: Why is it that blacks, among the myriad of ethnicities that …

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On Black Pastors Who Support President Obama on Same-Sex Marriage

As I continue to study the reactions of black Christian pastors, and their congregants, to President Obama’s pronouncement earlier this month in support for same-sex marriage, I become more convinced of something I’ve feared for quite some time now – that within the “black church” there exists a doctrinal chasm the size of which you …

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