Some things should actually be off limits to mockery, and for me Jesus is one of them. Black Jesus is soon to join the Adult swim lineup. 19 more words
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The other day, I found myself driving around Houston’s historic Third Ward. I took a moment to reflect on the neighborhood where I grew up, went to school and bought my first home. 182 more words
I’ve recently spent a lot of time in Sanford, an old brick manufacturing town in Lee County. Like a lot of Southern cities and towns there are still remnants of segregation in Sanford—one side of town that is largely black and another, white.
I thought the job of a pastor was to meet the people “where they are”? Meaning, be relatable, be able to connect with different kinds of people right. 604 more words
This morning I was scrolling through my Twitter TL, and I saw this video:
That’s Pastor Jamal Bryant of The Empowerment Temple co-signing Chris Brown’s misogyny and sexism by letting us know “these h–s ain’t loyal.” And yes, those are his congregants hand-clappin’ and toe-tappin’ to his “good preachin’.” Now I realize that many pastors do have decent intentions when they attempt to marry their spiritual teaching with pop culture. 247 more words