“We came to the conclusion that it’s being able to have the capital to make a proper record and get out there and tour.
We decided to form Single Lock to find bands we love, help them make a record without the clock ticking, and get it in the right hands.” So is the faucet turned on or off? But you know in the cartoons when there’s that huge swell in the garden hose, making its way towards the end? And as soon as I wanna open it up I have a feeling the next record is gonna fall out pretty fast.
White people are more than happy to talk about racial reconciliation until 1) the rage is directed at them or 2) the burden of reconciliation becomes too costly.
In short, Whites want atonement and reconciliation with no cross, no passion, no willingness to suffer for sin.
“I’m only a couple miles from where I was born, just across the river in Tuscumbia at Helen Keller hospital. You can still go and see the well and the Ivy Green.” White speaks in a honeyed drawl, with an appealing blend of humility and confidence. When we won, a guy I went to school with texted, ‘Congratulations, now you’ve done something that Led Zeppelin and Queen never did.’ That put it in perspective.
Atonement theory is problematic for many of us, especially those of us who are more liberal, but how do we find a way forward?
Below is just a brief excerpt from an earlier post at Experimental Theology.
Think upon it, and if you feel led continue on to Richard's blog to read the entire piece. Here's what I know after having spent many years as a part of these conversations.
It’s definitely an honor but I don’t carry that card around and show it to people.” There’s that Southern charm again.
White received those awards as half of the Civil Wars, alongside vocalist Joy Williams.