Before we left on our anniversary trip, many cities and towns were engaged in removing various Confederate statues and flags in wake of the senseless and shameful events that occurred in Charlottesville, VA.
I joked to Norma Jean that the “Six Flags Over Texas” would have to change its name to “Five Flags.” Upon returning, I’ve learned that while they haven’t changed the name, the theme park has decided to remove all the flags and replace them with six American flags. Continue reading
“That our world is still steeped in racism is clear. Just as clear is that our world doesn’t know how to deal with it,” wrote former college Professor, preacher and fellow blogger, Doy Moyer.
In a facebook post, Moyer correctly observed. “Pundits complain about the problem, politicians lament it, and we all scratch our heads, dumbfounded that we can’t seem to figure this out. Yet the best answer from culture just seems to be, “We just need to be better people and make more laws.” Granted, we need to be better people, and laws are made for the unrighteous. But what’s missing is the understanding of the root of the problem.” Continue reading