Monthly Archives: May 2012

Two Stories

My church is located in Franklin, TN, one of the wealthiest cities in the United States. However, the neighborhoods my church ministers in are not so wealthy. Our main neighborhood is called Hard Bargain and was the first African-American community … Continue reading

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Are We Arguing the Wrong Point?

President Obama drew a line in the sand the other day by siding with same-sex marriages. Over the weekend, Mitt Romney declared during a graduation speech that marriage between one man and one woman is an enduring institution that should be defended. Last … Continue reading

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President Obama and Same-Sex Marriage

(Please understand before you read that these are my first reactions to today’s announcement. I am convinced this issue will be a defining moment for the church in the West and should be carefully considered. Also, as I dialogue with … Continue reading

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Social Justice

“Justice will only exist where those not affected by injustice are filled with the same amount of indignation as those offended.” (Plato, c.427 – 347 BC) One of the things people have said to me since I started writing about … Continue reading

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