We were Christians with American flags behind the pulpit, and that worked just fine.
A year after the insurrection, a dangerous mix of nostalgia, Christian nationalism & racism continue to co-exist.
Christian nationalism melts God and Country together like broken crayons in a cookie tin. A country of many colors becomes gray-purple.
Some white folks talk about how America used to be when they were younger with a glint in the eye: cheaper, simpler, safer. Back porches and sweet tea. White nostalgia can cast a warm light on a past remembered as golden…
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