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Alan Cross

Alan Cross is a Southern Baptist pastor, writer, and author of When Heaven and Earth Collide: Racism, Southern Evangelicals, and the Better Way of Jesus, NewSouth Books, 2014.

Articles by Alan Cross (page 1)

November 17, 2022 5:30 am

The Diminishing Returns of Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

A majority of voters want balanced solutions.
Alan Cross
April 15, 2022 5:37 am

Bloody Borders or a Bloody Cross?

Christianity, Ukraine, and the Russian Orthodox Church.
Alan Cross
November 20, 2021 5:42 am

America Cannot Be the Biblical City on a Hill

That’s what the church is for.
Alan Cross
September 22, 2021 5:30 am

Securing the Border Without Hardening Our Hearts

What does the harsh and violent treatment of Haitian migrants say about the soul of America?
Alan Cross
June 23, 2021 5:05 am

How the Southern Baptist Convention Rejected Populist Fundamentalism

The SBC faced an organized attempted takeover from the forces of populism. And they rejected it in favor of renewing…
Alan Cross
February 16, 2021 1:19 pm

Mardi Gras. Then Half a Million Dead. Then Lent.

The pandemic takes its toll.
Alan Cross
January 18, 2021 5:10 am

Words Make Worlds

Movements based on lies usually end in violence.
Alan Cross
July 19, 2020 5:04 am

Closed America: The Decline of Christian Refugees

A Lament for the Rejection of Persecuted Christian Refugees and the Hardening of the American Soul
Alan Cross
June 1, 2020 5:47 am

Working Harder to Listen

How white Americans can be better allies and join protests without making it about themselves.
Alan Cross
May 24, 2020 5:20 am

Memorial Day 2020: Grieving Another COVID-19 Death Count Milestone

With nearly 100,000 dead from COVID-19, how will we grieve all that is lost?
Alan Cross