Tag Archive for justice

Remember Upon Whose Bones Your House is Built

I am mildly torn on the subject of Columbus Day. On the one hand, Columbus was an evil bastard who deserves to be burned in effigy every year, preferably as part of a charity drive collecting donations for Native American causes. On the other hand, I wouldn’t be here if he’d never done his entirely […]

Remember Upon Whose Bones Your House is Built

I am mildly torn on the subject of Columbus Day. On the one hand, Columbus was an evil bastard who deserves to be burned in effigy every year, preferably as part of a charity drive collecting donations for Native American causes. On the other hand, I wouldn’t be here if he’d never done his entirely […]

The Heretic Speaks #12: Progressive Movement Rant: Let’s not eat our own, ok?

A bit of a rant to start off the new year. The progressive movement has its problems, and the worst one is alienating those who are changing their minds….and alienating each other. Click here to open a player in a new window. Subscribe via iTunes (iOS) or Stitcher (iOS and Android). Like what you hear […]

TWIH Ep 25: The Spirit of Justice (#blacklivesmatter) with Rev. Malcolm Byrd

This week on the show we are joined by Reverend Malcolm Byrd to talk about the impact of the systemic issues that leads to the events in Ferguson and New York City. We discuss how the internet has changed the face of social justice and has allowed more awareness of the broken-ness of the systems…

TWIH Episode 24: Why #BlackLivesMatter with Guy S. Johnson

Guy S. Johnson joins us this week to talk about the intersections of ministry, race, gender, and why it’s important to specifically discuss why #blacklivesmatter. What do we do with a system that is broken on so many levels? How do we talk about saving the lives of people of color without addressing poverty, food…