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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

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

Two Christian Beliefs About Politics That Are Outdated

  7.11.2018   Corey Leak   culture

There’s a lot of Christian rhetoric thrown around every election season. Some of it is helpful I suppose, but most of it is shallow, and doesn’t acknowledge the extreme complexities of

6 Things I Tell People Before They Start Talking About Race

  17.10.2018   Corey Leak   culture, diversity, equality, race

It seems like everywhere you turn these days, you’ll hear race at the center of conversation. It doesn’t matter if it’s sports talk radio, the nightly news, social media or your favorite television

One Race

  10.10.2018   Corey Leak   church, culture, diversity

There is a damaging  idea out there that many of us in the faith community have been taught to believe. It is disguised as a virtuous, just, and inclusive idea, but beneath the

Believe Her (Part 2)

  2.10.2018   Corey Leak   culture, equality, women

Believe women. That’s not a controversial statement, but somehow our culture has made it a polarizing phrase. Often times when people hear or read that phrase they interpret it as

3 Questions I Asked Myself After a Violent Threat to My Kid’s School

  19.09.2018   Corey Leak   culture

On Monday I got an email from the principal of my kid’s High-School. She emailed us parents to let us know the school had discovered a “threatening letter”.  They handed