Cultural Critique / Random Thoughts from an Uppity Negro / Religion / The Color Line / Theology of Preaching

The Death of Life

This following sermonette was brought about by a story I stumbled across on the web about a mother in Chicago receiving the high school diploma of her slain son.  Her son was killed on the sidewalk after walking up to a group of three young men.  No arrests have been made.  I read the story … Continue reading

Church and Society / Cultural Critique / Pop Culture / Religion / The Color Line / Theology of Preaching

For Black Religious Intellectuals Who Considered Suicide When The Foolishness Was Too Much

Black America paid close attention last fall when New Birth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Bishop Eddie Long was accused of sexual impropriety and misconduct.  Four young men were launching a civil case against Long for misconduct during their teenage years under the tutelage of Long as members of New Birth.  Suddenly picture text messages surfaced … Continue reading