In July 2016, I had the privilege of speaking and praying at a community prayer vigil that was being hosted at our church in light of all the recent deaths and division in the country. I thought this message and prayer is still needed today. May these words be a blessing to you now as they were to those in attendance then.
The story of Jemel Roberson is truly a hero’s tragedy. The Church in America cannot afford to get this one wrong. Christian conservatives cannot fall asleep on the job for this one. The lost life of this young man should rally the American Church together, not to make an enemy of the police but to stand in solidarity about this reoccurring problem in our country.
A fellow brother, whom I once pastored, asked if I could “provide a biblical example(s) where the apostles/disciples stood up and spoke out against social injustices.” Below is my response. I wrote this with, any believer who may also want to know this, in my mind. May we hear God’s heart and all be edified.