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In Christ

Or in the harem to stay with our little allegory. One needs to understand that the harem is where all the women’s work was done, unlike what our western fantasies are. 257 more words

Religion And Spirituality

From Slaves to Soldiers

Chapter 5

As Eugene Peterson said, becoming a truly human community is a long, complex, and messy business. The book of Numbers plunges the reader into the growing pains of the nation of Israel as they learned how to adopt love and justice to daily living. 1,679 more words


Black, blue...ALL lives matter.

I’m getting old enough that there are fewer and fewer things that truly infuriate me. One of them, though, is the argument that supporting Black Lives Matter means that a person is anti-police, or that supporting Blue Lives Matter means that a person is racist. 129 more words

Politics And Economics

Eddie Long, The Black Church, and the Need For a Deeper Conversation

The morning of Sunday, January 15, 2016, I got on Twitter to see that Bishop Eddie Long had passed away. My immediate thought was, “Oh, this is gonna be some mess.” And surely, mess it was. 552 more words

Race + Culture

The Late Eddie Long: His Face of Pride

In order for truth to set us free, we are going to be challenged in all ways, spirit, soul, body, and mind. Challenges emerge from  people, places, and things, attitudes, and beliefs. 1,455 more words

Religion And Spirituality

There is no such thing as "me"

Disclaimer: While I spend quite a bit of time researching ways and means to both gain and maintain a healthy emotional landscape for myself, I am still learning and trying to figure out my own place in the world.  551 more words

Addiction Treatment

Put on the Breastplate of Righteousness!

Ephesians 6:14c   This week Pastor Ron continues his series, “Spiritual Warfare.” Do you have the breastplate of righteousness on? If you are not sure listen and you will find out how to put it on. 72 more words

Religion And Spirituality