(RNS) — Pastor Louie Giglio apologized for inelegantly trying to explain white privilege in terms of ‘white blessings.’ But there is something more fundamentally wrong with how he, and many Christians, use the word ‘blessing.’
(RNS) — Jesus saw Óscar and Valeria. Jesus saw the woman and the three little children who died in the desert. He sees all of the crowds of migrants, harassed and helpless and fleeing from a home they can no longer stay in to journey to a place they have never been. He wants us to see them too.
(RNS) — If we benefit from the status quo, we can seek to maintain it rather than recognize that a wheel of injustice might be grinding our neighbor down. King shone a light on that injustice and it often made white Christians uncomfortable. His words and legacy, if we listen, still make us uncomfortable today.