Maybe the average Trinbagonian already thought we were headed in this direction – heads found in dumpsters, young men gunned down in cold blood on their way to school… We’re one headline away from becoming season two of Marvel’s Daredevil. And, with the advent of social media, it’s so much easier to find these traumatic images without journalists even leaving the newsroom. We’re all seeing it, all the time, whether we like it or not. But that’s precisely the problem…
I’ll be the first to say there’s at least one problematic thing about Kirk Franklin’s music…but would I say his music isn’t Christian?
We’re called to carve safe spaces for them in our homes, schools, churches…in our entire communities! And that is the only reason I intend to return to the church now – to preach God’s Love, whether the Anglican Communion likes it or not.
What I am saying is that the language that we’ve traditionally used to inspire others to join in boycotts against potentially problematic work have only worked for folks who already know or are likely to accept that the work is problematic. We’ve not yet truly discovered how to convert the philistine, to educate them about these sorts of issues quickly and effectively to have them join the cause. And, in that, we are failing.
Happy New Year, fellow social justice rookies! I know I’ve been very absent over the past year, but I thought that 2015 made the perfect reason to reappear. No, it’s not the 6 things that the movie ‘Back to the Future II’ got wrong about the year 2015. It’s what we might get right in… Continue reading Back To The Future – How New Tech Might Perpetuate Old Problems