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
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Right now they are engaged in damage control, but I hope that in time, InterVarsity’s leadership realizes that this could all have been avoided if they would have put Christian Fellowship ahead of InterVarsity.
The Salt Collective writers each share a lesson they learned from 2013.
Travyon Martin, Newtown, Church Ministry, Nelson Mandela, The 24 Hour News Cycle, and The Arab Spring