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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

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

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

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

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