Let’s just cut to the chase: Ariana Grande got groped on live TV, and I didn’t even bat an eye. That’s what’s bothering me. But first, context: It was Aretha Franklin’s funeral — a funeral unlike any I’ve witnessed in recent memory. We haven’t had a funeral like this since Maya Angelou’s. It was the most … Continue reading On Grande, Groping, Garb and Gospel: My Thoughts #ArethaFranklinFuneral #ArethaHomegoing
I am going to attempt to discuss something that will probably put me in the dog house no matter what I say, simply because people have such strong opinions about it. The word itself often immediately evokes disgust, defensiveness, embarrassment and shame… I’m gonna talk about masturbation. This is the much-promised blog post I alluded … Continue reading Is Masturbation a Sin?
Can I just say that I low-key have a crush on Michelle Williams’s fiancé Chad Johnson? When I first heard news of this engagement, my first thoughts were: Wasn’t she already with someone? Well, good for her. Oh! He’s White!! At least someone loves us… we can always count on a White man to appreciate … Continue reading They That Wait!!: The Story of Chad Johnson (and Michelle Williams)
Snoop has a gospel album and Jesus is officially coming back. Continue reading Why Can’t Snoop Dogg Have a Gospel Album?
Wow. Read this. Today. It will be worth your while. I promise. The year has only yet begun, but I believe that this is one of the year’s most powerful piece of writing. And this part was especially powerful (to me at least): “In our early hearings. you brought your Bible into the courtroom and … Continue reading Read Rachael Denhollander’s full victim impact statement about Larry Nassar – CNN
On using a few texts out of context in order to oppress women: “The teacher walked into the room, strode up to the whiteboard, and wrote the following list: SEX. SUPPER. SUBMISSION. She then said, “Ladies, these three S’s are the best way to remember your role in marriage.” I could feel Amy stiffen in … Continue reading Sex, Supper, Submission – The Junia Project
One of the reasons I love The Real is because — in this politically correct and post-Christian culture — the hosts are never afraid to talk about their faith in God. Watch: Continue reading “Jesus” moments on The Real – YouTube