Entries by Jimmy McCarty, PhD

Journeying toward Repentance

The United States has had many “Jonahs” throughout its history. People who have traversed our cities telling us to repent of our sins so that we might receive God’s grace rather than the judgment we deserve for our racism. Rather than emulating Ninevah and listening to the prophets God has sent our way, however, we have often rejected the message brought by these prophets. Indeed, we’ve too often killed and imprisoned the “Jonahs” sent our way when they have spoken directly about the need for repentance of the peculiar evil of American racism.