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Stay Woke

Here’s my sermon from Missiongathering Christian Church in Charlotte on Sunday, July 31, “Stay Woke”: My minister colleague and friend, a great champion for social justice who will sadly be leaving the Queen City at the end of this year, […]

When Trump Loses

Media guru Clay Shirk created a “Twitter storm” last week in response to the Republican National Convention, in an attempt to rally white liberals to defeat Donald Trump. His refrain: “Trump can win.” While this is true, the fact also […]

It's All About Jobs … Right?

Yesterday I had the privilege of being interviewed by Doug Pagitt on his weekly radio show, discussing a new report released last week from the Johns Hopkins Non-Profit Economic Data Project that shows how non-profits have outpaced for-profits over the past 10 years in terms of job creation.

The Plastic Age

This is a guest post by Dennis Teall-Fleming: We look back on historical epochs and give them names, usually described by the things we humans make during that period. Bronze Age, Iron Age, Industrial Age, Nuclear Age … Guess what […]

The future is … BROWN!

This is a guest post by Dennis Teall-Fleming: There’s no denying it, by the year 2050, there will not be a racial/ethnic majority in the U.S. In the next decade, that will become true of people under 18, very quickly. […]

Three Tweets on Human Trafficking

These three tweets on the subject of human trafficking all came across my Twitter stream today, and each one struck me as a powerful piece of information. (This is exactly why I swim in the Twitter stream, after all, to […]

Conservative #FAIL

We’re now two weeks into the Barack Obama administration, and we’re beginning to see the decisions he is making as president, what kind of leader he is (and is most likely going to be for the next four years), etc. […]