All My Shame

A frame so beautifully formedBrought to life by God’s own breathCrafted from the planet’s dustGod’s own image carved in flesh But not one righteousness remainsPerfection lost and beauty stainedFar from the safety of God’s sideInnocence traded for a lie RefrainAll my shameAll I’ve failed to beNailed upon a crossAnd left at Calvary A world of …

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MLK Day Talks

Between the sessions we watched clips from “King: a Filmed Record” (Trailer) and the short history of housing policies directed at segregation titled “Segregated by Design,” directed by Mark Lopez. The point of each of these was to give visual cues about how white people in America have said “stand over there” to our brothers …

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Howard Thurman’s Jesus and the Disinherited, Part 4

See all four parts of this series: Part 1: Jesus, an Interpretation, and Fear Part 2: Deception Part 3: Hate Part 4: Love Chapter 5: Love Jesus clearly identified love for God and love for neighbor as the two greatest commandments. But who is my neighbor. In Luke 10, Jesus memorably teaches about the disinherited …

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