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Without a doubt a large number of white bloggers, both amateur and professional, can be found today, clicking away a post on how we ought to improve our attitudes toward our brothers and sisters of different a darker skin tone.  I would challenge these authors to take it one step further:  Do it regularly.  By engaging in this activity only one time per year we look patronizing and aloof.  Perhaps ...

I’ve tried to deal with the subject regularly, and some of the results have been quite positive as I could encourage a black brother in his attitudes as he pursues ministry opportunities.  My personal motivation comes from a two-year experience with World Impact in Omaha.    Among other things, this experience changed a good number of my attitudes.  But not only about race, it was also about the body of Christ and what it means to be a Christian in His multi-ethnic church.

Let us keep from making this an annual event.  Not to judge Paul Mc’s motives, but all our motives, it is important to confront racism in our preaching and teaching in a persistent basis.  Going back to my favorite topic, Marxism, you’ll notice that they are unrelenting on the subject.  Though their proclamations of conservative and American racism are frequently of dubious validity, they have a point and their target audience likes the subject.  They have an answer, however inadequate, to a real, temporal social issue.  Why do not we, for the cause of the eternal kingdom of God, address the issue?  We cannot atone for our own personal sins one day per year.

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