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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 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

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

4 Reasons Your Church Doesn’t Talk About Race

  15.11.2018   Corey Leak   church, diversity, racism

  We celebrate diversity. This is a sentence echoed from nearly every Evangelical pastor in America. Yet it is so difficult to find a diverse church on Sunday. Why does Sunday

#BothamJean – An all Too Familiar Story

  12.09.2018   Corey Leak   equality, racism

We’ve heard this story before. We’ve witnessed the National story of an incident between two people with no eye witnesses that ended in the tragic death of a young black

I’m with Kap, Eric and Nike

Polarization doesn’t sell. I was once told by a pastor of a mega-church that avoiding polarization is one of the ways you grow and maintain a large church. We’ve seen

Angry. Black. Man.

  29.08.2018   Corey Leak   diversity, equality, race, racism

  What makes you angry? Take a second and think about the last time you were truly mad about something or mad at someone. Maybe it was today when someone

Our Sister

  25.07.2018   Corey Leak   diversity, equality, race, racism

Below is the video of one of us, a human being, who has just experienced a terrible tragedy. She’s Nia Wilson’s grieving sister. She and Nia were passengers on a

3 Stages of White Wokeness

  17.07.2018   Corey Leak   diversity, equality, race, racism

Let me acknowledge the elephant in the blog right away. I recognize that I’m a black man writing content to and about a group of people I don’t belong to