Today was a weird day. I anxiously watched the live viewing of the Arbery final verdict from Twitter. Holding my breath, hoping that the justice system works for this family. I feel like the last four years have been full of watching videos of injustices against Black people, reposting it on social media, receiving silence/pushback … Continue reading Ahmaud, America, And Acknowledgement.
We, the children of your love, mercy, grace, and sacrifice, in order to form a more perfect reflection of your image, establish that we will prioritize equality because it is a priority in your heart. Embrace peace, fully from your Word, and not our relative "truth". Take up our full armor of God to fight … Continue reading America, Jesus deserves better from you.
Imagine what the country probably felt like in 1860, right before the start of the Civil War. Anger. Hatred. Distrust. Cold shouldering. Tension. Hostility. Family members turning away from each other preparing to go to war against each other. Do I think that a Civil War is about to break out? Not exactly. But I … Continue reading The Power of Unity is in our hands
As I scrolled through Facebook it seemed as though every few posts are race-related. Which is good. I think. I don't know. I'm probably more indifferent. Posts about the protest, riots, looting, statues, fight songs, White Jesus, flags, etc. The week of George Floyd's murder was one of the biggest turning points for America since … Continue reading To My White Brothers & Sisters, Are You Still Listening?
Before we talk about the action steps, if you haven't already, be sure to check out the first blog post How should Christians Respond to Racial Injustices? It talks about the first two steps which are: awareness and acknowledgment. If we are not aware and if we don't acknowledge, then we can't be held accountable or be … Continue reading How Should Christians Respond to Racial Injustices? Part 2 – A Call To Action