Posts Tagged ‘Unity’
Dear Church, Refuse to be in Denial
Dear Church, I write to you to admit that I am a recovering racist, working to overcome the lies ingrained in me by white supremacy and a racialized society. I…Read More
Dear Church, Music Can Bridge the Divide
Dear Church, In 1979, President Jimmy Carter declared June, Black Music Month. Later in 2009, President Obama renamed it African-American Music Appreciation Month. This month was created to celebrate the…Read More
Dear Church, It’s Time to Take Responsibility for Your Politics
Dear Church, As a white kid growing up in rural Alabama, I was exposed to a lot of church and a lot of racism at an early age. I’ve attended…Read More
Dear Church, This is no time for complacency. Action is required.
Dear Church, Over 60 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr., stated: “A solution of the present crisis will not take place unless men and women work for it. Human progress…Read More
Dear Church, Let’s talk about some history
Dear Church, Let’s talk about some history. On December 31, 1862, New Year’s Eve, thousands of free and escaped slaves gathered in churches across the North (and some in the…Read More
Dear Church, What is Your Why?
Dear Church, What is your why? Why do you exist? … As a Jesus lover and follower and founder of Mission Reconcile, I sometimes wonder if the churches of today…Read More