We are worthy only because God has made it so. The irony is, nothing puts just how unlove-able we can be in starker relief than when we soothe our own insecurities by doing physical, economic, emotional and spiritual violence to our siblings of color.
This is a moment of reckoning. White Christians have but two options set before us: to walk the narrow road with Jesus in the path of repentance of our exploitation of whiteness and Christian supremacy to ensure our diverse neighbors have a fair shot, or to continue walking on the broad road that exploits our privilege for our own benefit, where everyone not like us is viewed as an enemy to be marginalized so we can flourish.
The tenets of true freedom, divine dignity, and equality for all are the ultimate obstacles to conservative evangelical Christianity’s battle to take the hill and lord itself over our country.
JULY 23, 2013 | BY: KRISTEN HOWERTON -- The case of Trayon Martin’s death has caused a national conversation around race. I really...