Tag Archives: racism

Black Lives Matter

“Pastor Joe! Please, when can I be baptized?” An eight-year-old precocious and adorable little girl wrote that sentence every Sunday for what seemed like an entire school year on the prayer request card at the church. With her parents, the … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Mr. President

On January 20th of 2017, we said goodbye to the first President of Color in the history of our country. My admiration for Mr. Obama has nothing to do with his politics. (Most of which I disagree.) My respect is … Continue reading

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Hattie’s Song

“The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal till it was all leavened.”~ Jesus The bedraggled man sat in my office and tried to wet his lips, but his tongue … Continue reading

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A Symbol Divided Should Fall

I’ve asked my good friend Jamie Greening to write a guest blog for me this week. Jamie is a writer, thinker, and a man who is walking a long obedience in the same direction—with Jesus. He wrote a very good … Continue reading

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Call Me Ishmael

“Community is the place where the person you least want to live with always lives.”  Henri Nouwen “Let us journey on our way, and I will go alongside you.”  Esau, (Genesis 33:12) It was getting dark on Day 26 of … Continue reading

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