Transparency

Sometimes when I look around, it seems like everyone else has it all together, and that I am the only one who struggles and has weaknesses.  But then I have a true and real conversation with a close friend, and am quickly reminded that we all struggle, we all have imperfections, we all sin, weContinue reading “Transparency”

Senate asks Obama to pardon late boxing legend Jack Johnson

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate urged President Barack Obama to pardon the late black heavyweight champion Jack Johnson, who was sent to prison nearly a century ago because of his romantic ties with a white woman. Johnson became the first black heavyweight champion in 1908 — 100 years before Obama was elected America’s firstContinue reading “Senate asks Obama to pardon late boxing legend Jack Johnson”

Just One thing… Remember the Poor!!!

Galatians 2:9-10 “and when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that had been given to me, they gave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised. 10 They desired only that we should remember the poor, theContinue reading “Just One thing… Remember the Poor!!!”

Color Blind or Color Conscious?

Many times people talk as though being color blind is the goal that we should all be attaining. I guess the first question is whether or not being color blind is even actually possible. Secondly, is being color blind really the goal that we should be pursuing? Tim Wise in the video talks about anotherContinue reading “Color Blind or Color Conscious?”

The Cross Of Jesus

The pinnacle of the Christian faith is undoubtedly found in the Cross of Jesus. No matter what tradition you glean from we (Christians) have always seen the cross to represent the climax of history for all humanity. Commonly, in response many Christians are filled with a sense of gratitude for the great sacrifice done ourContinue reading “The Cross Of Jesus”

Pastor Encourages Members to Bring Guns to Church…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Kentucky pastor is inviting his flock to bring guns to church to celebrate the Fourth of July and the Second Amendment. New Bethel Church is welcoming “responsible handgun owners” to wear their firearms inside the church June 27, a Saturday. An ad says there will be a handgun raffle, patriotic musicContinue reading “Pastor Encourages Members to Bring Guns to Church…”

Color Me Blind… a must see, this is funny!!!

I have had an expereince somewhat similar to this a few different times in my life.  Not exactly the same, but I can relate to it.  Watch it and let me know what you think, I think it is good for us as a nation to continue to dialogue around the subject of race andContinue reading “Color Me Blind… a must see, this is funny!!!”