Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

MLK vs BLM

Okay, so I’ll admit I’m using a little click bait here to get your attention. The headline MLK vs BLM may lead you to believe that I’m going to compare the movements; I’m really not – at least not in the expected way. No, instead I want to compare MLK and BLM through the lens […]

George Floyd

I’ve worn a lot of different hats in my life. As I contemplate the events in our country this morning so many thoughts are running through my head based on each of my life’s experiences. I think what I want to do is explain my thoughts through the various lenses of life I look through. […]

Christians and Black Lives Matter

I haven’t written in a while, but I have been taking everything in trying to figure out just what to say about this crazy world. Should I talk about the Christian response to the current presidential election (gag)? Should I write about how Christians should look at the Syrian refugee issue (interesting)? Or perhaps I […]

Christians, The Flag, and Colin Kaepernick

This term I’m teaching the Introduction to Politics course at Corban University, which is a Christian college in Salem, OR. During yesterday’s class I asked the students if they had heard about San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the National Anthem in protest of racial injustice, specifically mentioning issues revolving around […]