Sin and Skin

Jun 23

It’s been a week since One Woman Can Change the World was launched into the world it wants to serve well. I should be encouraging you to buy the book. Gosh, I’d love for you to buy the book. Honestly.

Instead, I’m going to encourage you to consider some words, or perhaps reconsider them. Is it really true that:

Racism is a sin issue, not a skin issue?

I’ve said them before, and I know a lot of folks who see this world and the people in it as in need of redemption believe the words to be true. But the women in the book keep teaching me to see God’s full design. And so, here we are once again…seeing things in a different way that fuels gritty hope.

Most certainly, racism and all its chums—hate, privilege, indifference, oppression—are sin. They are fueled by the same fear and pride…

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