Interesting Links for the Week of July 13, 2020

Daniel Burke wonders about the coming election: “That's especially true of those like Newbell who have spent significant time in predominantly White spaces. Many said they are bracing for a ‘whitelash’ -- the moment White Christians tire of talking about race and bristle when Black pastors or congregants want to continue the conversation. Newbell said she is […]

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Interesting Links for the Week of July 6, 2020

Kristen Rudd has a terrible nightmare: “We are all going to die, but we are all also going to do a lot of living in the meantime, God-willing. I have a greater likelihood of lying awake for hours at night—with or without nightmares—than I do of being shot in the neck by a random stranger. […]

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Interesting Links for the Week of June 29, 2020

  Jasmine Holmes offers an excerpt from her book: “I want you to be the one who speaks calm into chaos. The one who pursues peace. The one who asks clarifying questions and seeks understanding. The one who will not rest until you can state your opponent’s argument in terms so compassionate that you finally […]

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Interesting Links for the Week of June 22, 2020

Russell Moore, discussing religious freedom, concludes: “So let’s have our cultural arguments, with conviction. Americans disagree on some important things — not just on marriage and sexuality, but often on things as fundamental as God and the meaning of life. But, as we have those arguments, let’s keep our First Amendment and our history of […]

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Good Links for the Week of June 16, 2020

Robert Barnes summarizes the new Supreme Court decision: “The commission also looked at a 1989 Supreme Court decision that said federal law protected against discrimination based on stereotypes; the court found for a woman who had not been promoted because her employers found her too aggressive and her manner of dress not feminine enough. That […]

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Good Links for the Week of June 8, 2020

Paul O’Donnell reports on Tim Keller’s recent diagnosis: “Pancreatic cancer is notoriously difficult to diagnose, and as a result many cases are not identified until it has already spread, making it one of the most lethal cancers. But if caught early, survival rates can be comparable to other forms of the disease. Keller, in his […]

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Good Links for the Week of June 1, 2020

Kate Shellnutt looks at the legacy of George Floyd: “Though he never made it home, he’ll be ‘immortalized in the Third Ward community forever,’ Lillard said. ‘His mural will be on the walls. Every youth and young man growing up will know George Floyd. The people who knew him personally will remember him as a […]

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Good Links for the Week of May 25, 2020

Kathryn Freeman prays for justice: “There is a truism of being a black woman in America: You always can count on other black women to raise your head, to wipe your tears, to fight for you. It is part of the reason black mothers are celebrated so much in our culture, because a black mother […]

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Good Links for the Week of May 11, 2020

Esau McCaulley writes about jogging while black: “The tragedy is not simply what his death reveals about how black life is valued here. The tragedy is not only the freshly invigorated fear that black men and women will feel as they jog the streets and trails of America. The tragedy is that his black life […]

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