We are in a pivotal moment.
Tag Archives: Racism
We must do better — ending racism
I need to stay awake. My soul is weary. I need to stay awake.
The words of Dr. King we need again
Martin Luther King Day
Let it not be another 100 years for justice to finally come
The church that is… and is to come
On a hike through a state park on Madeline Island (part of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior) I took a couple of pictures where the Lord spoke specifically to me about the American Church and our spiritual condition. This blown down tree came from a huge wind storm in 1991. Winds reached 100 mphContinue reading “The church that is… and is to come”
The struggle of reality
…we’re like a bunch of teens who discovered their first zit and have cleared out the acne medicine aisle in Walgreens. We’re screaming because we discovered a flaw!
A great moment in reconciliation
In the news, South Carolina voted to remove the Confederate battle flag from the capital grounds. It’s a good move. Those symbols need to be in different places, which is why I’m not for just getting rid of them completely. Let me explain, because the title of the post isn’t referring to South Carolina. ItContinue reading “A great moment in reconciliation”
The astonishing power of forgiveness
Two articles I came across the last couple of days completely missed the power of the Church and forgiveness. One from the “left” and the other from the “right.” One column declared blacks need to quit forgiving white racists. Forgiveness has become a requirement for those enduring the realities of black death in America. ThatContinue reading “The astonishing power of forgiveness”
White. Male. Evangelical. Pentecostal.
A CALL TO AMERICAN EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANS I very rarely read a book than once. Outside of the Bible, there are a handful I’ve made a second attempt at. Beyond that, it’s been Dallas Willard’s The Divine Conspiracy and one more: Thomas Merton’s autobiography The Seven Storey Mountain. Those of you who read me enough think I’m a WillardContinue reading “White. Male. Evangelical. Pentecostal.”
Let us weep and mourn
This is what the Lord says: “A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and great weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more.” (Jer. 31:15)