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On Civil Disobedience  

     The church is the largest provider of social services in our country. Dallas County and various other counties have discouraged/inhibited such work. Repeatedly, churches and their ministers are not included in the definitions of what is essential to our society. The language is all about businesses. While there is room given for churches to meet “virtually,” churches can’t do the vast majority of their work over a computer screen. More lives will be lost if the church stops being the church. I can’t accept this. […]

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Trump, an Abomination, Proverbs 6: 16-19

      A segment of Americans, though enjoying all the privileges written in the Constitution, yet, touts white supremacy. They also support President Trump, who, according to Proverbs 6: 16-19, represents an Abomination before God and an evil threat to this Nation’s democracy. Is it because they’re unaware of this Proverb or they just don’t care? If it’s both, what would make them turn their backs to our Almighty God and this Nation which was birthed by their white Founding Fathers? […]

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Our Moral Awakening

     But perhaps through these incredibly difficult times, we have begun to have a “moral awakening.” Colin Kaepernick’s actions are no longer the exception but the norm for many athletes. From a wall of mothers and veterans in Portland to young activists in the streets, throughout the country the message is clear: Black Lives Matter. Love will “trump” hate. In communities big and small, we have seen acts of kindness in far greater numbers than the racist “Karens” that appear on social media trying so hard to spread hate and division.  […]