I'm running for the office of President of the United States with a vision that 'We the People' might finally mean #AllThePeople.
Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery by Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah (IVP, 2019) Purchase a signed copy HERE You cannot discover lands already inhabited. Injustice has plagued American society for centuries. And we cannot move toward being a more just nation without understanding the root causes that have shaped... Continue Reading →
On March 21, 2019, I spoke to students from Mosaic Ministries at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. My topic was "Whose Blood Covers Systemic, Corporate Sin?"
We the People - The Three Most Misunderstood Words in US History Mark Charles @ TEDx Tysons Over the years I have had the honor of speaking from many stages throughout the country and even around the world. However, 2 weeks ago was probably one of the most significant, in terms of location, message and... Continue Reading →
On January 18 I had the honor of speaking at the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington DC. Below are some videos, and pictures of the March.
The Emperor has no Clothes It doesn't really matter what political party you align yourself with. For most Americans the past week has been somewhat surreal. Our President publicly criticized Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the nation he was then visiting. He labeled one of our closest allies and trading partners, the European Union,... Continue Reading →
The summer of 2018, during the height of the immigration crisis with families being separated at our borders, I had the privilege of speaking at Calvin College to a couple hundred worship grant recipients from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. In a plenary session titled "Learning How to Talk in Proverbs" I was given... Continue Reading →
Separating Families? It's What the US has Always Done. There is a crisis going on at our borders. Children are being separated from their families. Mothers are being separated from their babies. Many Americans are beginning to take notice and cry out, but the problem is not getting resolved. Democrats are blaming Republicans who in... Continue Reading →
On Sunday February 11, 2018 I had the privilege of preaching at Madison Square CRC in Grand Rapids MI. The church was going through a sermon series on the seven deadly sins and they asked me to preach on the sin of Vain Glory. I decided to use Mark 9:38-50 as my text. I also... Continue Reading →