race/racial issues

Jemel Roberson: Tragedy of a Citizen Hero & How the Church Must Respond

Jemel Roberson: Tragedy of a Citizen Hero & How the Church Must Respond

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.

Our Communities need the Church to be the Pillar of Peace

Our Communities need the Church to be the Pillar of Peace

I am not attempting to address all the ills in our country or even the most recent ones, nor am I attempting to address why we have all these ills in our country. That said, I do want to address the Church's response (collectively and individually) to the wrongful events in our country involving discrimination and injustice in our communities.

Ferguson: A Reflection, A Response, & A Charge to the Church

Ferguson: A Reflection, A Response, & A Charge to the Church

When the Newtown, CT tragedy took place I shared my reflections and response. I too felt the need to do the same on the Ferguson, MO situation that’s been swarming the news and web for several weeks now. I have sat, observed, and been thinking deeply about this situation.