meet us where we are, not where you think we should be

Hint: having an upscale coffee bar isn’t the answer. Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash.


The good news is that there are resources to help you confront and heal.

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an open response to “Is Your Church or Denomination Dying?”

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Evangelicals often treat deconstruction as a crime. That’s both wrong and unhelpful.

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Evangelicals keep saying they want peace in our country and their churches. Here’s their chance to make some.

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Evangelicals are asking why the celebrity apologist fell, despite the answer being right in front of them

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how to share responsibly and love your neighbor online

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The psychology that prevents us from acting

Author in Yida Refugee Camp. Photo from Operation Broken Silence.


What I’m thinking about this MLK Day

“I Am A Man Mural” in Memphis, TN. Photo by author.

I must confess that over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizens’ Councilor or the Ku Klux Klanner, but…


it’s part of a culture that has been built for decades

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Mark Hackett

Millennial writing about parts of my life that collide: faith, politics, governance, culture, and radical empathy.

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