Category Archives: Letters between friends

Letters Between Friends: To Jeremy C. on White Privilege (Part 2)

My friend recently linked and article on the topic of white privilege and asked: “I don’t feel bad for having what we call ‘white privilege.’ What I hate is that it isn’t a universal privilege. From my experience, this list seems absolutely … Continue reading

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Letters Between Friends: To Jeremy C. on White Privilege (Part 1)

My friend recently linked and article on the topic of white privilege and asked: “I don’t feel bad for having what we call ‘white privilege.’ What I hate is that it isn’t a universal privilege. From my experience, this list … Continue reading

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The last several months and the last several years…

About the last several months… Last Summer I wrote three of what I consider to be the best and most honest pieces I have ever written. (They can be accessed here, here, and here)  They were the fruit of a … Continue reading

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Dear TooSoonJunes:

  @TooSoonJunes, I honestly appreciated the fact that you took the time to respond to my accusation of racism so I decided to take equal time responding to your questions and arguments.  I could not do this on Twitter so … Continue reading

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Letters Between Friends: David P. and hearing from God.

[This post is a response to David P’s comment on my previous post.  You can read it here.] Dear David, Thanks again for taking the time to listen and respond to both of my questions.  I trust that you are … Continue reading

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Recovery Journal: Learned Helplessness and the Theology of the Abused (Part 2)

Recap: In my first post of this very very long blog I talked about learned helplessness.  To recap what I said… Abused people often experience trauma they have absolutely no control over.  The pain, trauma and abuses they experience lead … Continue reading

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I hope God can forgive people like Hitler because I hope God can forgive me (or What Step Four taught me about my sin.)

In my previous post on Rob Bell, where I unwittingly started a debate concerning atonement theories, one of my friends James left this as part of his comments and pushback on my words. “Can you really love this kind of … Continue reading

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