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The Emperor’s Clothes

I grew up believing that I shouldn’t give money to homeless people. At a young age, someone told me that homeless people were a bad investment. “They’ll go by drugs

Game of Thrones and The Bible

  11.04.2019   Corey Leak   christianity, culture

The Game of Thrones premiere airs Sunday!!! The anticipation in the air is palpable. GOT fans have waited two years for this moment, and boy is it exciting! I recently

Ten Claims that DON’T Prove You’re Not Racist

  28.03.2019   Corey Leak   culture, equality, race

There are specific labels in our society that no one wants to be attached to their character. Near the top of that list is the moniker of “racist.” People will go

Fear of Faith

I shared a quote this week in the wake of the terrible Christchurch shootings – the attack that left 49 families grieving the loss of their loved ones. The quote

I’m Not a Socialist But…

  14.03.2019   Corey Leak   culture, equality, future

I’m not a socialist, nor do I claim to be an expert on what it is. Full disclosure, I know very little about it from experience or study, and my

No Justice No Peace!

  7.03.2019   Corey Leak   diversity, equality

The other day I was taking my youngest daughter to school. One of our rituals on the way to school is for one of us to pray. It was my

The Black Card

  28.02.2019   Corey Leak   equality, race

Like most black people who were raised correctly, I grew up playing spades. I played as a teenager and on into my early adult years. My wife and I had

Black Witness

  22.02.2019   Corey Leak   race, racism

Our blog last week has the highest views of any of the posts on our site. I was surprised by the response and attention that post received. Many of you

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