The Salt Collective writers have been profoundly shaped by the theology and life of Dr. James Cone. So we wanted to honor his life and mourn his passing by writing how much he meant to us. For most of my time in the Evangelical world, my passion for justice was, at best, politely tolerated by … Continue reading For All the Ways James Cone Changed Our Faith…We are Grateful
Our thoughts and prayers are not enough…we need to ban assault rifles and here are 7 Christian reasons why: Jesus invited disciples to take up the cross not an assault rifle. Jesus told us to fear not so what exactly are we trying to protect ourselves from? If you believe life inside the uterus needs … Continue reading 7 Reasons Christians Should Support Banning Assault Rifles
In 2017 we learned some important lessons. And so we came up with a few rules that we think will help 2018 go a little smoother. And like all Christian rules – you are loved and accepted even if you can’t keep them…but please try your best. Rule #1 Stop blaming conservative Evangelicals for hijacking … Continue reading New Rules for American Christianity in 2018
Name the White Elephant in the Room I don’t actually sit at my computer scouring the internet for examples of Christian conferences that feature almost all-white speaker line-ups. The examples actually fall into my inbox, and it’s rather tiresome, discouraging, embarrassing, and offensive. These conferences – from progressive to evangelical to conservative spaces – are … Continue reading What to Do When You See Only White Speakers at a Christian Conference
It has been said before, and we will say it again: THIS IS NOT NORMAL. And these are a few of the ways we are trying to keep our sanity. Gaslighting is NOT NORMAL. KEEP YOUR SANITY BY – Surrounding yourself with people who know and love you and who listen to multiple sources of information. … Continue reading This is NOT NORMAL – And This is How We KEEP OUR SANITY
While the dumpster fire that was 2016 was burning, The Salt Collective writers were writing, volunteering, and working at our favorite non-profits – you know – trying to put out the dumpster fire. So if you want to show us some love and support our writing please consider giving to the amazing non-profits we work and volunteer for.