Category Archives: Culture

It’s the Right Thing to Do

Last night (Tuesday, February 12, 2019), myself, Pastor Chris Williamson, and CEO Eric Jacobson, went before Franklin’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA) with details of where we desire the 5 markers and 1 statue will go. (Pictures are at … Continue reading

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Dark Times

We are in a very dark time in our history as a country. I was a baby at the end of the Civil Rights movement. Thus, I did not experience the difficulty of that day. What I know of then, … Continue reading

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Allegiance to Christ, Citizenship in Heaven

Much to the dismay, and disappointment, of some of my friends and family, I screamed during the 2016 primaries and election that if the evangelical church backed, supported, and voted for Donald Trump, we would lose our moral authority to … Continue reading

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The Right Thing the Wrong Way

Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed as a justice on the Supreme Court. Congratulations to him and his family. I pray he will be a fair and just judge. It seems all the rationalization and hermeneutical gymnastics used by evangelicals to vote … Continue reading

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Why They Kneel

The second paragraph of our United States Declaration of Independence reads, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain and unalienable Rights, that among these are … Continue reading

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Saying, “Jesus is Lord,” is a Political Statement

As a minister and pastor committed to social justice, I am often criticized. Interestingly, the criticism does not come from the world. Rather, it comes from fellow, conservative ministers and pastors. The criticism usually goes something like this: “Kevin, you should … Continue reading

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Roe v. Wade

Well, what once looked like an impossibility now seems within reach. Justice Anthony Kennedy is resigning from the Supreme Court. President Trump has promised to appoint Pro-Life judges. Roe v. Wade is now on the chopping block. Even CNN recognizes this … Continue reading

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