Controversy: To Engage, or Not to Engage, That Is the Question.

With temptations towards arrogance and pride, fear of man and self-preservation, it's easy to have a dysfunctional relationship with controversy. Either we thrive off of it, getting our fix from raised eyebrows, sparred words, and impassioned disagreements. Or, we fear it, clinging stoically to silence, which is often just a shield to hide our cowardice … Continue reading Controversy: To Engage, or Not to Engage, That Is the Question.

Dear White People: An Exhortation to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Differently

Today, most of our newsfeeds will fill with Martin Luther King Jr. quotes. We'll celebrate his stand for racial justice, his pointed voice of wisdom, his peaceful stance in the midst of violent hate. But how many of us will question whether or not we would have been such enthusiastic supporters 50 years ago? We … Continue reading Dear White People: An Exhortation to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Differently