The Tale of Two Hearts

I want to tell you a story about the Tale of Two Hearts. There once was a young boy who woke up one morning feeling an overflowing of love in his young heart for his mother. To show his love for her, he decided he would make her breakfast in bed. He began to gather...

Our Future is at Stake

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a guest post from Stephen Partain, Parish Pastor of Grace Community Church in the Bywater area of New Orleans and Leadership Council Member of the Missio Mosaic Network. This post is the third and final in a larger series called “To the White...

Our Next Steps are Crucial

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a guest post from Stephen Partain, Parish Pastor of Grace Community Church in the Bywater area of New Orleans and Leadership Council Member of the Missio Mosaic Network. This post is the second in a larger series called “To the White Church From...

Our Tears Are Not Enough

God wants to expose our brokenness so we will act against injustice. Our tears, without change, are in vain…our silence against the spiritual darkness that has plagued this country and culture since the inception makes us complicit in the demonic, toxic, and soul-destroying sin of racism.

A Reading List for Addressing Racism in Our Pews

As Christians wanting to engage and respond to current events in our nation and confront the sin of racism both in our country and our pews, educating ourselves is vital. We have compiled a list of books to help: (1) The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander   (2)...

A Prayer of Lament Over Racism

Our hearts are heavy this day and tears are close to the surface as we watch the unwatchable, think about the unthinkable, bear the unbearable, cry out for solutions to the unfixable. Our groanings are too deep for words. Tears come at the oddest moments. Despair...

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