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Thoughts On Being The White Father Of A Black Son

This article is written by a white elder of a southern evangelical church. I am the father of an awesome 8-year-old Ethiopian boy. I love …

When the Glory Passes By

The Chinese media—including my family’s social network—was buzzing with news of China’s military parade in Beijing recently. The parade marked the 70th anniversary of the …

Congressional Staffers: Perception, Reality and a Desperate Request

A few weeks ago I was in an airport waiting for a flight, just watching the hustle and bustle of people moving from one gate …

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Of Politics and Prayerlessness

There’s a story about Jesus that gives me chills every time I read it: An imprisoned John the Baptist sends two disciples to ask him, …

Who We Are, Where We’re Going, and How You Can Join Us

Over the past three and a half months, we’ve gotten some encouraging feedback about the articles you’ve been reading on The Body Politic. We’re glad …

Feeling for the Life of a Lion on the Scale of All Men

I watched with sadness as the tragedies surrounding Cecil the Lion and Planned Parenthood played out in the media recently. To me, both stories seemed unjust, …