Ryan Bomberger is the Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of The Radiance Foundation. He is happily married to his best friend, Bethany, who is the Executive Director of Radiance. They are adoptive parents with four awesome kiddos. Ryan is an Emmy Award-winning creative professional, factivist, international public speaker and author of NOT EQUAL: CIVIL RIGHTS GONE WRONG. He loves illuminating that every human life has purpose.
I’m half white and half black. My melanin doesn’t change my worth or my propensity to sin. Yet we live in a culture where we are told that our skin color confers upon us a status that is fixed, assigned by an elite class of humans who call themselves “scholars.”
I’m not challenging whether Lecrae is a Christ follower, so I’ll start with the ridiculous “I’m politically agnostic” assertion.
At every turn we’re being commanded to check our color, check our privilege, check our to-do-lists of guilt-oriented tasks. Corporate America has taken genuflection to a whole new low.
You opened your arms to children that other men abandoned. Over and over again, you became a father to the fatherless.
What do you do when you want someone to think they’re getting a different product or service (even though it’s the same thing)? You rebrand it. For mainstream media, it’s calling something a fact-check. And it’s increasingly used to pretend their lies are still true.
Tired of fake Christian pastors? So am I. I’m particularly put off by those who run for office in the U.S. Congress dressed in sheep’s clothing but are really just wolves.
I’m sick of being reduced to a color. Why does a mere refraction of light create so much confusion, assumption and division?
Thank heaven I wasn't flying when this happened! To further complicate things, bilateral pneumonia infection set in days after being admitted to hospital.
Though I was conceived in rape, I was adopted in love. So I’ll defend this loving act of justice with everything I am.
After walking through Ferguson, and having lived and worked in desolate urban neighborhoods for years, I’ve grown used to the #fakenews establishment’s effusive, yet so temporary, concern about poorer black communities.