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
The unjust killing of Ahmuad Arbery shook the Christian world. Which is good. More people are becoming aware of the injustices towards blacks. They're hurting. They're confused. They're anxious. They want to join the fight. For my white brothers and sisters, I would ask that you read this with an open mind. Know that we … Continue reading How should Christians Respond to Racial Injustices?
You got the news that your senior year would come to an end rather abruptly. Thoughts of all that you would miss out on probably flooded your mind. The last time you would get to put on your jersey with your teammates. Prepare for your UIL event. Put on one last show with the band, … Continue reading To the Class of 2020