The news of the passing of renowned evangelist Billy Graham has brought about a massive stream of effusive praise from his fans and admirers. This public is understandable but merits critical interrogation especially from African Americans familiar with Graham's checkered past as it relates civil rights and race relations. For this reason, Billy has written a courageous reflection on the legacy of Graham that shows why his theology and social views make it difficult for some to celebrate him even in death. Check it out and please share.
Christian based conversations about race relations and reconciliation has become an industry in contemporary Christianity, especially among the so-called evangelical wing. There are conferences, books, speaking tours and sermons produced continually talking about how the church can overcome the challenges of race and come together for the sake of Jesus. But despite the popularity of racial reconciliation ministry Billy is not impressed and is speaking his mind about why. Check out what he has to say.