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Heal Me: Why Tommy and the White Western Colonial Church? By Randy Woodley

I began this conversation I called, See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me as a challenge to the colonial Western Church to be more inclusive of ethnic minorities at all levels. Here are titles of the prior post: Intro … Continue reading

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Touch Me: it takes a lifetime by Randy Woodley

(I began this series See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me as a challenge to the colonial Western Church to be inclusive of ethnic minorities at all levels. Intro to Series 1. See Me 2. Feel Me) One of … Continue reading

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Can You Feel Me? Yes, Somebody Did! By Randy Woodley

I actually began the series See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me as a challenge to the colonial Western Church to be inclusive of ethnic minorities at all levels. (intro to series) Then, almost as if it was planned, … Continue reading

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The future of the past: ecology and economy

The expectation of one big global community is ruining us. The future is small, diverse, multiple, and interdependent. Continue reading

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Part I: “Objectivity: Why the American Church Can’t Hear You Scream” by Daniel Fan

The first thing you have to realize when you speak out against the Western Colonial/Patriarchal power structure is that you’re not just going up against your opponent’s arguments; you’re going up against an environment that is designed to defeat change and maintain the status quo. Your opposition is going to try to make you bowl on that lane with a thirty-five degree incline. The main way they are going to implement this is with a little word called “objectivity.” In their eyes, being dispassionate, distant, and un-invested lends credibility, and the lack thereof is cause for immediate dismissal of the opposing argument. Since you care enough to challenge the system by speaking out, you are already at a disadvantage, and heaven forbid if you ever speak out from your own personal experiences. The fact that you care enough to show to have your say means you have already lost. They might listen for a bit, but ultimately, the charge of being “not objective” will be leveled against you and at that point you will be dismissed.
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Snapshots in honor of Dr. King

We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people. – Dr. Martin Luther King Continue reading

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What it Means for A White Guy Like Me to “Sit At the Table”

By Dan Lowe Editorial Note: [Dan’s post was initially a comment to the post I made prior called “Is the Emergent Movement A Colonizing Influence?” Since his post is a bit lengthy and he has some great things to say … Continue reading

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