When churches try to be too cool

When churches try to be too cool

One day, I was walking in a cool and artsy inner-city neighborhood and was handed a little flyer card not once, not twice, but thrice, in a span of a block by dudes from a church promoting their monthly ‘parachute into the neighborhood’ service. I knew who...

White replacement theory is not fringe

Ok, here goes. A post from a thread I recently wrote in light of recent violence (yet again) out in Buffalo. It pertains to replacement theory, or as I describe it here, white replacement theory. This idea is not fringe. It is an embedded cultural understanding most...
Jesus and John Wayne – A Brief Review

Jesus and John Wayne – A Brief Review

So a year ago Charlotte Donlon (you can find her episode on the Faith in a Fresh Vibe podcast here)asked me for my take on Kristin Dumez’s book, “Jesus on John Wayne”, as a Canadian who grew up in white evangelicalism. First off, Dumez’s book...
Choices: On Riots and Insurrections

Choices: On Riots and Insurrections

2021 started off with the proverbial “bang” as the world watched in horror as the riots at the US Capitol Building unfolded. We all had a sense of both dread and awe as we watched the unthinkable happen. For racialized minority, it was also a visceral in...