I guess for some who claim to be Christian, Matthew 22:37-39 is one of those conditional commandments that only apply to other Christians and not to everyone. “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the … Continue reading Love Thy Neighbor, Yeah Right?
Didn’t we just discuss this for two weeks? https://timvalentine.wordpress.com/2009/10/09/racistconversation5/ https://timvalentine.wordpress.com/2009/10/12/racistconversation6/ Oh I forgot, “I’m not a racist because I have Black friends” defense. Can someone say it with me? UNCONSCIOUS RACISM You should always be aware of the person who says, “I’m not a racist”. If you’re not a racist you don’t have to say … Continue reading Justice is Color Blind
According to Advocate of the Social Gospel, September 1948 – March 1963 of The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. King wrote that the Christian church was “the greatest preserver of the status quo” and, thereby, “one of the chief exponents of racial bigotry.” He concluded that “the church, in its present state, is … Continue reading God Hates What?
Just when you begin to gain hope that race, politics and religion can some how find reconciliation as illustrated in my previous post you have someone who will always work to keep things how they are, divided. If you pay attention you will see someone who will exemplify this truthfulness of this fact. What’s the … Continue reading The Gopsel of Hate
For most of this year and on occasion last year I have strive to develop a clear and easily message that can be incorporated into everyday practice; Consider Others. It’s been difficult at times and finds my patience being tested by some brash, self-centered, inconsiderate and intolerable individuals. Although I may want to belittle them and … Continue reading Black & White Church Merger in Louisville
One of the most scariest images is an ideologically confused, unsocialized person with a gun in one hand and the Bible and Constitution in the other. What is more scary are the people who enables them. For weeks I’ve been writing about race, rage, religion and the right. Some has attributed all of this to … Continue reading Do Something Before It’s Too Late
a2a_linkname=”Perverted Christians”;a2a_linkurl=”https://timvalentine.wordpress.com/2009/06/09/pervertedchristians/”; Recently I was asked a question that was almost tailored-made for me or at least some of my significant interests. I believe it was asked because they knew I enjoy openly discussing what is taboo or controversial subject for many Christians. I simply believe you must be willing to speak openly with the … Continue reading Perverted Christians