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Dear Corey (An Open Letter to My Former Self)

Dear Former Self, Your non-threatening demeanor and disposition created great opportunities for you in White Evangelical churches. They loved that you could sing and play guitar with just enough soul

The “N” Word We Need to Use More Often

I once gave a talk about how circles are better than squares. It was a 9-minute speech with racial undertones.  In the talk, I used the n-word a couple of different

Protected: My 2 Dads (An Autobiography of Sorts)

  31.01.2019   Corey Leak   Personal

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Do You See What I See?

  25.01.2019   Corey Leak   equality, race

Last week I watched people come to the defense of the white Catholic school boys from Covington High School with the kind of veracity that a parent has for their

The New White Moderate

  17.01.2019   Corey Leak   equality, future, race, racism

In Dr. King’s breathtaking “Letter From a Birmingham Jail,” he lamented the posture of white clergy towards the Negro liberation movement in Alabama. White people felt like the protests lead by

4 Reasons Your Church Should Acknowledge MLK Day

MLK Day is a federal holiday. It is a day set aside to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. It’s a day that has been met

If We’re Being Honest (Part 2)

I’ve been a Christian for 35 years and have worked in churches for the past 20 years. I’m a Christian, and as a Christian, I think there is one more topic

If We’re Being Honest

I’ve been a Christian for 35 years and have worked in churches for the past 20 years. I love christians. I am a christian. And as a christian, i think

Can you Imagine?

  28.11.2018   Corey Leak   diversity, equality, race, racism

There is a scenario that Jesus shared once that has been called “The Friend of Midnight”. Luke (Bible writer) records the story in chapter 11 of his book if you

Not Safe For Church

A friend messaged me this video yesterday and asked what I thought of it. Initially, I wanted to have a conversation with the pastor…. I’m not sure I’ll ever get