9 About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray. 10 He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance. 11 He saw heaven opened and something like a large sheet being letContinue reading “A key word associated with justice is: GO”
I have been part of the Renovare Book Club this season. It’s an online discussion group that picks four books in a school year to read together and discuss online (or have a group if you can find enough people locally). The selections this year were compelling (starting with a biography of my spiritual heroContinue reading “Sitting on porches and learning”
One reason I believe the Lord led us to move from Minnesota to Alabama was to learn more, and somehow be involved with, reconciliation when it comes to racism. What I witnessed last night was something that wasn’t “new” or something I was on the “ground floor” as a movement.
Please take the time to listen to this!
I posted some initial thoughts on Pentecost and race here. Then I saw this video with Piper, Keller, and Anthony Bradley discussing race and reconciliation. Piper is okay on this stuff, but Keller really jolted me into paying attention with corporate racism thoughts. He gave a “white guy’s” perspective, and I could understand more clearlyContinue reading “Race and Reconciliation”
I am currently reading Forgiveness, Reconciliation, and Restoration: Multidisciplinary Studies from a Pentecostal Perspective. It was sent to me as a review copy. Renea Brathwaite’s chapter is incredibly insightful and powerful. He gives a historical perspective about Azusa Street and does so as an African American Pentecostal scholar. He retells the story of the racistContinue reading “Reconciliation and Pentecost”