Hope you enjoyed the interesting rendition of King’s famous Mountaintop speech given the day before his assassination. As it is often said, while may don’t have work or school today, let it be a day on rather than a day off. A day on of service, compassion, love, and sacrifice for your fellow neighbor, as weContinue reading “Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!”
Category Archives: Justice
Joining God’s Activity
Exodus 6:6-8 “Therefore, tell the Israelites, ‘I am the Lord. I will bring you out from your enslavement to the Egyptians, I will rescue you from the hard labor they impose, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments. I will take you to myself for a people, and I willContinue reading “Joining God’s Activity”
A Song from Mark Williams from The Pittsburgh Project
Had the pleasure of hearing him perform this song over the summer when I took some youth there for a week of service. All I can say is powerful!!! (Oh and excuse the bad camera work, they were moving it all around at the end).
My Latest Sermon is available online for download – Limited Time Only
My latest sermon entitled “You Are Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind, and Naked” is available for download through the GOGF ministries server. You can download it here, let me know what you think. It is a 460MB sized file, in WMV file format. Enjoy, and let me know what ya think about it after you getContinue reading “My Latest Sermon is available online for download – Limited Time Only”
You are Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind and Naked!
The third chapter of the book of Revelations Jesus writes a letter to the church of Laodicea. This community is a relatively wealthy community that seems to have all the material possessions one could want. The letter written to them speaks into their context of financial security and wealth, greed, complacency, and self reliance. SoundsContinue reading “You are Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind and Naked!”
Isaiah 1:11-17 (NET Translation)
“Of what importance to me are your many sacrifices?” says the Lord. “I am stuffed with burnt sacrifices of rams and the fat from steers. The blood of bulls, lambs, and goats I do not want. When you enter my presence, do you actually think I want this – animals trampling on my courtyards? DoContinue reading “Isaiah 1:11-17 (NET Translation)”
The Cat and the Toaster
This is a great book I’m reading… this is the second book in a row that I have posted without finishing it. Nonetheless it is a great read. I do plan to finish, but I also have school stuff I’m working on now that class has started back that will “distract” me from the realContinue reading “The Cat and the Toaster”
Waiting for Superman
I just saw a free screening of the documentary “Waiting for Superman”. It tackles the tough subject of Education in America. The film succesfully points out that it is time to reform the broken educational system, and does it in a powerful and moving manner. It is without a doubt a “MUST SEE” film, whichContinue reading “Waiting for Superman”
VOICES: Responses to the Oscar Grant Trial Verdict
Some of what we can do best with our given influences and voices (whether small or large) is allow it to become a platform for other important voices to be heard. Check this video out comprised of multiple voices and perspectives following the verdict and during the protest.
Oscar Grant and 6% of the Population
Overshadowed by the hype of Lebron’s decision to sign with the Miami Heat, was the verdict of a controversial case that took place 18 months ago in Oakland, CA. See here for more info on the case. At the end of the day, all this reminds me that we have not come too far fromContinue reading “Oscar Grant and 6% of the Population”