Beyond Ferguson, Part 2: Diversity

Beyond Ferguson, Part 2: Diversity

In my article a few days ago about the Ferguson and New York cases, I made the point that we should all care about the unrest the cases caused.  It should disturb us that in 2014, the black community in America still feels so unheard, so unseen, so vilified, patronized, afraid, and...

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Beyond Ferguson

Beyond Ferguson

Imagine a scenario with me for a second: A 17-year-old black male is walking down the street in downtown Atlanta. He’s wearing a white t-shirt, baggy jeans, a baseball cap, and has an earring in one ear. A 30(ish)-year-old white woman drives up to a stoplight.  Her two children are...

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Are Christians a Persecuted Minority in the West?

Are Christians a Persecuted Minority in the West?

Everyone loves a victim, and is happy to claim victim status. It bestows a kind of righteous aura, as well as a Get Out of Jail Free card when caught behaving badly. Perhaps for this reason many places cultivate a culture of victimhood. As the North American culture war rages...

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