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October 3, 2019

Much has been made about the aftermath of the Amber Guyger murder trial, who was found guilty for going into the apartment of a Black man in his own home, and killing him. This man was a model citizen, and was not guilty of anything besides eating ice cream on his own...

November 29, 2018

I’m on my way to Rwanda. Yes, in Africa. Yes, that country. In 1994, there was mass genocide that made headlines all over the world. Over 1 million people died. That’s probably most of what you know about this landlocked country. Yet there is more. In the last twenty y...

NOTE: On June 21, 2015, this will be what the congregants of First Baptist Church Lauderdale see on the back of their church bulletin.

 

We sit days removed from a Wednesday night Bible study. In a posting on the Emanuel A.M.E. Church's website, it says, "Is something mi...

 

A mighty oak has fallen.

 

This is the title of a famous eulogy given as a tribute to the life of Doctor Samuel DeWitt Proctor. Its author, the Dean of American preachers and perhaps the greatest preacher of the past 100 years, poetically left the Church Militant to res...

Scandal is a popular TV show described as a political thriller drama loosely based on Judy Smith, a former White House press aide and current CEO of a Washington D.C. crisis management firm. The lead actress, Kerry Washington, plays Olivia Pope, whose background mirror...

November 25, 2014

Genesis 4:10: The Lord said, “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.

 

There is a river that must stop, for it provides no benefit to the land it passes through. It helps to destroy anything it flows by and over, because by natu...

May 21, 2014

 

Welcome to this blog. Thank you for coming, taking a seat, and participating in this conversation. You don't understand? The picture that is the background of this webpage was taken in Nairobi, Kenya in 1993. It is, as you can see, a bustling, traditional African mark...

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Scandal is a popular TV show described as a political thriller drama loosely based on Judy Smith, a former White House press aide and current CEO of a...

What is your place?

March 6, 2015