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Three of Racism’s Most Dangerous Covert Allies

  14.06.2019   Corey Leak   church, equality, race, racism

I think it’s safe to say that most people in today’s society try and avoid blatantly racist behavior. Of course, there are examples of blatant racism all around us. We

Why We Must Abandon Whiteness

To my white friends out there reading this – You weren’t born white. You learned whiteness. If you’ve never heard that before, I can imagine you’re feeling any number of

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

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 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