If we’re God’s poetry (Ephesians 2:10). . . What does it mean to be created in the image of God? How does that inform the way we live and inspire the ways we treat each other? “The true alchemists do … Continue reading Anthropoetics: Embodiment, Equality, Environment
MLK taught us that belonging to each other will give us the American Dream Continue reading The Dream of Family
Upon the dismantling of slavery, the economic system that build this country financially and literately by the hands of those enslaved, Reconstruction began. With Reconstruction came some long hard-fought wins regarding African Americans earning seats in the state legislatures with … Continue reading The Urgency of Now!
“Why should you take by force that from us which you can have by love? Why should you destroy us, who have provided you with food? What can you get by war?. . . What is the cause of your … Continue reading The Cure for GRT Paranoia is Metanoia – Part 1
(In Memory of “The Dreamer,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) By Joel A. Bowman, Sr. There came a man: Martin Luther King.He inspired us with his lofty dream. He dreamed of peace and equality,He repudiated hatred and bigotry. The year … Continue reading There Came A Man
Pastor Jones was new to the church and soon found himself having to confront a challenging situation with one of the deacons. Deacon Jackson was dependable and helpful, but had a cussing problem. Pastor Jones felt he needed to connect … Continue reading 8 Ways to Respond When Somethin’ Needs to Be Said