Tag Archives: colonialism

Call to Confession: Week 3

Call to Confession: Race, White Privilege, and the Church Week 3 The Time Was Yesterday, Rev. Larissa Kwong Abazia White privilege means waking up in the morning with the ability to decide whether or not racism will be a part of … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Only Singing ‘Our’ Song

It is most unlikely that Reginald Heber, vicar of the village church of Hodnet, meant to be hostile to or dismissive of the peoples of the world when he penned a hymn urging the church to its missionary task. Heber … Continue reading

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“From the Slave Dungeons of Cape Coast”

A Nigerian Presbyterian Reflects on the Global Slave Trade ***** AUTHOR BIO: Jessie Fubara-Manuel is the secretary of the Tumekutana Gathering of Reformed Women in Africa. She is a poet, an elder in the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, and a … Continue reading

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Missio Dei and the Problem of Western Captivity

The Missio dei. In Latin, it means, simply, ‘mission of God.’ The term itself is perhaps symbolic of the way we have grown in our understanding of the relationship between mission, God, and God’s church. As a concept, missio dei … Continue reading

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