For the white American church… it’s time

“The white evangelical church has a long and lamentable history of silence when African Americans are under attack. Wouldn’t this be the right time to stand with the African American community and say these senseless killings have got to stop? Wouldn’t it be beneficial to expand your abortion views and resources to include the value of life AFTER birth?”

More… WAY more… is HERE.

The divided past I lived and the future we are invited to change

This post is STILL about racism and Ahmaud Arbery. It’s not about Ahmaud Arbery alone, so I am giving you time to bail off this post.

This will be a longer post about a lot of aspects concerning racism, and things I have to realize even from my own younger life.

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DO “Black Lives Matter?” A reprise

TRIGGER WARNING: (As if you weren’t already warned in the title of the post.) If you thought the arrest of the two men who lynched Ahmaud Arbery was enough… the end… then you need to stop RIGHT HERE and move on to other things. My lament continues.

There are things to still talk about. Things we, as whites, need to do. I will not argue with you over the phrase “black lives matter” or other supposed issues from that phrase or protests in that time period. I am here to lament and try to persuade my white brothers and sisters to keep moving forward for Ahmaud Arbery. If this is not for you… move on.

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Why we must persist concerning injustice — Ahmaud Arbery

FAIR WARNING DISCLAIMER: I am not done in the process of lament concerning the lynching of Ahmaud Arbery. I am FAR from done as to action that needs to be taken when it comes to our utter blindness over racism in our country. You’ve been warned.

I saw a quick exchange between two African American pastors on Twitter I needed to share here.

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Injustice in the time of coronavirus

A couple of days in lament isn’t going to cool me off when it comes to injustice. SOOOO… here is your warning.

I will keep going on matters of racism and injustice for a bit. It is out of lament. It is out of a deep hunger to get our souls bared before the Righteous Judge… and maybe get us into action.

You have been warned. I will let you know when it’s safe to come back in the water.

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