Racism Not the Problem

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By David Ettinger

Wrong Focus
Quite frankly, I find it a little shallow for evangelicals to post on Facebook about the evils of racism.

For one thing, this is something every believer should know, because every believer should know that skin color has nothing to do with salvation. Accepting Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior is the only thing that has to do with salvation.

And for another thing, for the evangelical to spend too much time lamenting the ills of racism is the wrong focus. Evangelicals should know that racism is not so much a cause as it is a consequence.

Of course, these observations result from the killing of George Floyd and the anarchy it has produced. And though racism played a large role in the tumult, it is not the root of it.

The Right Focus
Rather than posting about the horrors of racism ­­– a fact…

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10 thoughts on “Racism Not the Problem

  1. Thanks for re-blogging this, Crissy. I don’t know how it is in Australia, but here in America we Christians regularly mix faith with politics and nationalism. We get drawn away by these temporal issues and forget that all of these troubled, unsaved souls need Jesus Christ and the Gospel. I would add that the church in America made a HUGE mistake back in history by endorsing slavery and racial segregation.

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