Academia & Racial Justice, Allied Partnerships, American Holidays, Cultural Appropriation, Ethnic Equality, Ethnic Reconciliation, Indigenous People, Intersectional Theology, Justice for People of Color, Kingdom Living, Language & Equality, Missions & Racial Equality, People of Color & Missions, Race & Equity in America, Racial & Gender Mutuality, Rev. Tega Swann, Security & Gender Equality, Stereotyping & Women of Color, Women of Color & Missions, Women of Color Leadership

Indigenous People Day: The Land That Was, That Is and Evermore Shall Be

Indigenous People Day: The Land That Was, That Is and Evermore Shall Be For many years and on the second Monday of every October, North America has celebrated a holiday termed "Columbus Day." It is to mark the 'discovery of America by Christopher Columbus' and to celebrate the 'finding' of the land that many white… Continue reading Indigenous People Day: The Land That Was, That Is and Evermore Shall Be

Alex M. Griffin, Allied Partnerships, Equal In Sexuality, Equality, Human Sexuality, Intersectional Theology, LGBTQ+ Theology, Security & Gender Equality, Sex & Gender Equality, The Gospel and Equality, VOCCU

A Seat at the Table

"Phrases like “same-sex-attraction” and “struggling with...” are homophobic dog whistles from anti-LGBTQ+ ideologies that are so extreme they believe that even identifying as lesbian, gay, or bisexual––even without acting on your attractions––is sinful, and being transgender is altogether off the table." -Alex M. Griffin

Academia & Racial Justice, Ethnic Equality, Ethnic Reconciliation, Haley Gabrielle, Intersectional Theology, Missions & Racial Equality, Race & Equity in America

Montgomery’s Unburied History: Haley Gabrielle’s Reflection on the 2019 VOCCU Admin Retreat

"EJI’s museum documents the historical connection between slavery, lynching, and modern mass incarceration. But hearing statistics are one thing, and hearing stories are quite another." -Haley Gabrielle

Academia & Gender Equality, Academia & Racial Justice, Church & Gender Inequality, Equality, Faith, Sexual Orientation & Equality, Haley Gabrielle, Intersectional Theology, Jesus, Sexual Orientation & Equality, Missions & Racial Equality, Race & Equity in America, Racial & Gender Mutuality, Sex & Gender Equality, The Gospel and Equality, The Holy Spirit & Equality

The Ethnic and Sexual Diversity of Judaism in Jesus’s Day

"When we imagine the early followers of Jesus, we must imagine them beyond an ethnic binary of Jew/Greek and beyond a sexual binary of male/female. God’s people has always been diverse, before, during, and after the days of Jesus, and God’s people continues to be diverse today." -Haley Gabrielle