Category Archives: Mind of the Minister

Tips For Healthy And Fair Community Conversations

I recently attended a community conversation about policing and the African-American community. I offer these suggestions not so much in specific response to that event as a general reminder for anyone organizing, speaking on a panel or attending a similar … Continue reading

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A Mouse On A Cat On A Dog

[I wrote this as a church newsletter column in 2000. Enjoy. - PB]   A Mouse On A Cat On A Dog After a lunch appointment one day last year in downtown Washington, DC, I walked around a corner and … Continue reading

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The Intellectual Condescension of White Liberals

The denial is staggering. My colleagues are weighing in, one by one and then in a rush, commenting on Facebook and e-mails and in messages about their conversations with white parishioners who don’t get it, who are sunk up to … Continue reading

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