Category Archives: Prayer

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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Hot Grits Are Good for Eating

A few years ago I wrote an article titled, “More Than Hot Grits (and an Iron Skillet), which appeared in an online publication called The Vine. The publication is no longer available but recent events made me dig this out … Continue reading

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Life Imitating Art? I Sure HOPE So

In case you missed it and have not heard, on Thursday, March 5, the popular television show “Scandal” ran an episode that was inspired by the events that happened in Ferguson, Mo., when an unarmed Michael Brown was shot and … Continue reading

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Joy in the Midst of Trouble–A Prayer

Gracious and Merciful God, You are Awesome and Mighty! Thank you for a day filled with joy and challenges. The challenges were a reminder that You are a very present help in the time of trouble. The joy was confirmation … Continue reading

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