A Prayer at Mid-day for Revival “Lord, we are broken. Our hearts are so fickle and and unresponsive to you. We react to every political and social interation and change with panic and gossip. We panic at Covid19 news, or economic news, or health news but are blase about crying out to You for our … More Like Shattered Glass, We are Broken
Reading with the Pastor Matthew 15, Proverbs 15, and Psalm 15 The staff are off today and the office is closed. Today we take time off and remember a man greatly used of God to move the nation forward toward justice and peace. Though recent years have proved that there is far more work to do, … More This MLK Holiday
Part 2 An excerpt from, an essay I wrote in 2009 for the John Fuder and Noel Castellanos book, A HEART FOR THE COMMUNITY: NEW MODELS FOR URBAN AND SUBURBAN MINISTRY. Discussion and critique invited. See yesterday’s post for part 1. My Journey I grew up as a teenager in the idealistic and embryonic dawning of … More Ending Racism with Counter-culture Gospel Ministry: Part 2
Overheard Wisdom “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. “What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.” —Rick Warren “When it … More Overheard Wisdom for the Weekend
Wednesday is for Prayer Otis Redding died at the age of 26, but not before leaving the timeless “Dock of the Bay.” Jim Croce died at 30, but not before giving the world “Time in a Bottle.” Princess Diana of Wales died at 36, but not before championing the removal of war-mines from battle-fields. William … More What Will You Do with Your One Life?
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his vision of a character united society, I offer this PDF file to a chapter I wrote for the 2009 book edited by John Fuder and Noel Castellanos, A Heart for the Community: New Models for Urban and Suburban Ministry. To purchase the book click here. It … More Towards a Character-United-Society and the Dream of Martin Luther King, Jr.