Category Archives: Healing

Untitled…On Purpose

The morning after returning home from the breaking plantation, I participated in a Racial Reconciliation Bus Tour with an interfaith group of clergy. I wrote this reflection a couple of weeks later to share my experience during the One America … Continue reading

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So, About the 2016 Election: An Open Letter to Those Who Want to Make America Great Again

Dear Friends and Neighbors, By the time I post this blog it will officially be Election Day. You see, I’ve been struggling with what to write for several days, probably months. I even held a Facebook fast since the Republican … Continue reading

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Breaking the Bondage: What Churches Can Do (and Should Avoid) to End Human Trafficking

Human trafficking has reached crisis levels. While it is a complex issue, there’s a lot churches can do to help end the unjust and immoral enterprise of trafficking human beings. Continue reading

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Remembering Hurricane Katrina: From Despair to Hope

Ten years is a long time but the memories of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath have not faded for me. I remember watching the evening news and seeing those staggering images of people in New Orleans in the aftermath of … Continue reading

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On Roadblocks, Detours and Shortcuts

I was at the car dealership for more than eight hours today. UGH! I heard a noise that sounded like my back brakes. The mechanic didn’t hear anything. I insisted that the car get checked again and when it was, it … Continue reading

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