I just finished reading Jesus and John Wayne by Kristin Du Mez, which has taken some corners of American Christianity by storm in the last year. If you’ve not read it, her thesis in brief is that a militaristic, authoritarian brand of masculinity has been at the heart of the evangelical movement for decades andContinue reading “And the truth shall set you free”
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Why am I still a Christian?
Every year, my evangelical boarding school in Kenya (Rift Valley Academy/RVA) had a week-long tent-revival. But without the tent. They brought in a speaker from America, or sometimes Canada or Britain, to preach every night for a week, and also every day during chapel. He (because, obviously) was invariably some wannabe cool dude/80’s version ofContinue reading “Why am I still a Christian?”
I had the great fortune to read an advanced Reparations: A Christian Call for Repentance and Repair by my former pastor, Duke Kwon, and Gregory Thompson. And friends, I’m awash in a lot of thought and emotion. Let’s see if I can sort through this. First of all, a brief synopsis. Duke and Greg (sinceContinue reading “Reparations”