Tag: race

  • Jesus and Justice [Re-Thinking Christians’ Responsibility Towards Racism]

    In recent years, America has experienced numerous high-profile deaths of black people at the hands of white people and/or police. George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Philando Castille. Ahmaud Arbery. The list goes on and on. The collective weight of these situations has reopened the already-raw wounds that many black people have felt for decades and centuries.…

  • Is Jesus Black? (Do we know Jesus’ skin color?)

    We simply do not know. Jesus was of Hebrew Jewish descent, not African. It is likely that Jesus had darker skin, but unlikely it was an extremely dark shade commonly referred to as “black.” The Scriptures provide us very little detail about Jesus’ appearance and say nothing of His skin color. Isa. 50:6 is a…

  • How to Fix Racism (3 Things That’ll Change Your Perspective on Race)

    Can we have an honest conversation about race and racial issues? Yes?  Okay, great! I deeply wish “racial issues” would just go away—disappear forever. I’m frankly tired of hearing about racial problems. And I’m by no means alone. Then again, thankfully, I don’t directly suffer from racial attacks either. There is no question that racial…

  • December 25 – Run While Looking at Jesus

    Reading Heb. 10:19-13:25 Devotional Having explained why Jesus is superior to the old covenant, the Hebrew writer reminds his fellow Christians how they need to live. We need to draw near to GOD, and think about one another, how we can encourage each other to love and good deeds. And GOD wants us to continue…