This is Privilege

I saw an image recently that said, “Privilege is when you think something is not a problem because you aren’t […]

Kirk Franklin shows us why Black folks need to be wary of “multicultural, multiethnic” Christian spaces

Kirk Franklin’s treatment by the Dove Awards shows us why Black folks need to be wary of “multicultural, multiethnic” Christian spaces

Hold On: A poem by Ally Henny

I am taking a course on the music of the civil rights movement, and the PBS Documentary “Eyes on the Prize is required viewing. I have found myself feeling incredibly angry because there is SO much that has not changed since the civil rights years.

I wrote this poem as a way to express some of the feelings and frustration that I feel.

When seminary changes you…

Today, I begin my third and final year of seminary which has caused me to reflect on where I sense […]

Mrs. Henny goes to Washington

At the beginning of September, I was contacted by a representative of an organization called Bread for the World about […]

It’s Not Just Relevant

I won’t delve into the details of what has been going on with RELEVANT, a Christian media outlet that caters […]

Leaving Home

“It’s hard to leave your church home,” my mom said. Her voice hung with a note of sadness that didn’t […]

Blessed Are the Disrupters

The following is the text of a sermon that I preached as a guest speaker at a local church. Blessed […]

Schools: Stop doing “Crazy Hair Day”

As we enter homecoming/spirit day season, I want to make you all aware of something that I didn’t know was […]

No, discourse isn’t dead. You’re not saying anything worth listening to.

It’s easy to have “well-reasoned” discourse when it isn’t your humanity, dignity, or well-being that is being treated like an intellectual exercise.