Ya'at'eeh my relatives. Last May I began my 2022 Unsettling Truths book tour to promote Unsettling Truths, the book I co-authored with Soong-Chan Rah. Since July 19 I have been traveling cross country hosting book events in New York, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Minneapolis, Iowa, Colorado, New Mexico and California. GoFundMe Link:https://www.gofundme.com/f/unsettling-truths-book-tour-2022 This book tour is... Continue Reading →
Statement by Mark Charles regarding the San Francisco School Board’s decision to deem Abraham Lincoln (among others) as not worthy of having schools named after them.
In July and August Mark Charles will be traveling 7,000 across the country and back as he conducts his self funded 2022 Book Tour for “Unsettling Truths - The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery”, the book he co-authored with Soong-Chan Rah. This cross country tour will include events in Buffalo NY, Detroit and Grand Rapids MI, Chicago IL, Minneapolis MN, Orange City IA, Denver CO, Albuquerque NM and various locations in Arizona and California. Signed copies of Unsettling Truths can also be purchased here.
In 2020 I ran for the office of President of the United States with a vision that 'We the People' might finally mean #AllThePeople. The campaign may be over but the vision is still going strong.
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 Dilemma of the Fourth of July The other day I was eating dinner with my wife in a restaurant located in Gallup New Mexico, a border town to the Navajo reservation. Gallup was recently named "Most Patriotic Small Town in America" in a nationwide contest. Soon after sitting down I noticed that we were... 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 →
I invite all people, especially Americans, to watch this video. But I must warn you, the history contained within will not be easy to hear. The Doctrine of Discovery is seldom talked about in America. Even thought it has shaped and influenced our nation, people, churches and foundations in some very deep and profound ways.... Continue Reading →
When your President Motivates Military Graduates by Celebrating the Genocide of Native Peoples On Friday President Trump gave the commencement address at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. About one third of the way through his speech he attempted to affirm and motivate the graduates by reminding them of America's past military conquests when he... Continue Reading →
On Friday May 11, 2018 I had the opportunity to join my good friend Jay Winter-Nightwolf on his weekly show on WPFW in DC. His guests for this show was Professor Dr. Daryl Thorne and three of her students from Trinity College in Washington DC. Professor Thorne teaches a class on Racism. I invite you... Continue Reading →