Grady Jones

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Making and Breaking of a Racist

[fa icon="calendar'] January 18, 2018 / by Grady Jones posted in Guest Post

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Grady Jones is a regular contributor to our blog.  I always appreciate getting blogs from those who aren't necessarily clergy, but still part of our Alliance family.  Having roots in the south, he brings a perspective that many of us aren't aware of when it comes the issues of racism.

Given the recent national brouhaha over systemic racism in America, I thought it might be a good time to explore what makes a racist. Lately, a disconcerting number of Americans have found it easy to toss about accusations of racism against those with whom they disagree. Hating on “racists” has become the debate tactic du jour. Followers of Christ must take a more benevolent approach. Why? Allow me to explain with a personal example.

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Cross Examination: Jesus is Waiting for You to Ask This Question

[fa icon="calendar'] March 17, 2017 / by Grady Jones posted in Equipping, Guest Post

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At first it seemed like a regular Sunday morning worship service. But as the pastor eloquently spoke about how we ought to ask Jesus to examine us now and then, I began to feel God’s Spirit whispering that now would be a good time to ask God THE question growing in my heart. So I uttered this prayer:

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