Can the Church Say #MeToo? Part 2

MeToo

The #metoo movement is rolling full steam ahead. By the close of 2018, we saw the conviction of Bill Cosby, the Brett Kavanaugh hearing, and many more accusations of high profile men. It would seem in 2019, that the #metoo movement will not loose momentum any time soon as evidenced by the Lifetime “Surviving R. Kelley” documentary. Continue reading “Can the Church Say #MeToo? Part 2”

Can the Church Say #MeToo? Part 1

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The #metoo movement is rolling full steam ahead. By the close of 2018, we saw the conviction of Bill Cosby, the Brett Kavanaugh hearing, and many more accusations of high profile men. It would seem in 2019, that the #metoo movement will not loose momentum any time soon as evidenced by the Lifetime “Surviving R. Kelley” documentary. Continue reading “Can the Church Say #MeToo? Part 1”

Why We Sing!

Lift Every Voice and Sing

Why do we sing the Black National Anthem?  That is a question that I am sure many people have asked themselves.  What is it exactly and why is it necessary?  Before we can answer this question, we must first understand the social, historical, and political context of how the song came into existence. 

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Are You Still a Christian?

Who’s still a Christian anyway?


Across various social media platforms, people are renouncing Christianity. YouTube videos entice viewers with the tagline, “Why I’m no longer Christian.” Articles and blogs share the same sentiment giving the impression that The Great Apostasy is in full throttle!

According to a study conducted between 2007 and 2014 by the Pew Research Center (2015), the number of those who identified as Christian fell from 78.4% in 2007 to 70.6% in 2014 with the greatest decline in the Mainline Protestant denominations. While the data does seem to support the idea of “a gradual falling away from the faith”, there is a greater conversation to be had among those who call themselves Christians. Therefore, rather than focus on why Christianity seems to be declining, I want to concentrate on why we call ourselves Christians and what is a more accurate description?

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