Shane McDonald | Racial Identity, Victimization, and Healing

In our country, issues of race continue to make headline news. Challenges of racial identity, shame, guilt, victimization, and dealing with evil are part of our daily culture. How do we better understand these topics and how they impact people today? And most importantly, how do we heal moving forward. Our guest today has unique experience and insight into these challenging issues.

Shane McDonald is a loving husband and father of 4 children. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and owner of a private practice located in Orlando, FL. Shane makes it his life’s purpose to witness inner-healing and a genuine life transformation in clients through their counseling and coaching experience. Shane has seen that spiritual wisdom partnered with practical and professional counseling skills can transform the whole-person and improve their quality of well-being. Shane is well-versed in a variety of life’s difficulties and is passionate about empowering and motivating clients to grow a desire that translates into personal responsibility for transformation and discovering a life purposed by God.

Questions Answered:

  • How do you define racial identity?

  • What are some of the dangers of racial identity?

  • What’s an example of the division can happen as a result of racial identity?

  • How do you define victimization?

  • How does it impact someone’s life to have a victim mindset?

  • Should a Caucasian man use the term Black or African American?

  • How do we learn from history and apply that to today?

  • What are your thoughts on looking to laws to solve issues of evil?

  • Should we judge the Founding Fathers by the standards of today?

  • How do shame and guilt impact men in how they are living their lives?

  • What are your thoughts on the idea of a color-blind society?

  • How do we move into healing over these issues?

  • What is the family impact of men working through this healing?

  • What does it mean to have freedom through Christ?

  • What’s the importance of connecting people who are different from you?

Important Links:

Find Shane’s website and work: http://shanemmcdonald.com/

Find Shane on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shanemmcdonald/

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