Everyone deserves a fair chance

Humans build walls and people get hurt all the time. We decide the quality of someone’s character based on faulty standards and we need to stop. Everyone deserves the right to be judged on their own merits.

The problem with prejudice is that it answers questions without information. Stereotyping is the laziest form of thought because it reduces people to formulas and it robs individuals of their humanity. Continue reading “Everyone deserves a fair chance”

How will Martin Luther King’s dream be fulfilled?

On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King stood in Washington D.C. and said, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”

If this glorious dream is attained, it’ll be accomplished by righteousness instead of legislation. The heart can’t be moved to goodness by force. An inherent human problem must be corrected by something greater than humanity. Continue reading “How will Martin Luther King’s dream be fulfilled?”

Have Christians found an acceptable racism?

You take a racial or ethnic group that you don’t like and find the worst behavior among them, extrapolating that to the entire group. Holding each person responsible for that behavior, you inwardly feel superior to them.

Surely any honest Christian would agree that these attitudes are unacceptable in the eyes of God. Continue reading “Have Christians found an acceptable racism?”