Reconciliation talk and aiming for integration have not proved to be enough. In particular, predominantly white evangelical congregations are losing black congregants because of a lack of awareness of the concerns of African Americans, or even an effort to learn those concerns. Clearly evident support for Mr. Trump in these congregation has accelerated the exodus.
Day: March 12, 2018
In an op-ed in Forbes, Chris Ladd proposes that today’s southern white evangelicalism is cruel and that cruelty stems from our nation’s slavery and Jim Crow history.
Once a self-proclaimed atheist, Madeleine L’Engle later became a devout Christian, primarily attending Episcopal churches.
On March 6, the United States Holocaust Museum has revoked a human rights award it had previously given Aung San Suu Kyi.
What counts is that he says to her in her language, Aramaic, “Get up.” And she does. And then he instructs the happily hysterical family to do something useful. “Get her something to eat.” Yes, the Bread of Life is saying stop hanging on me and get her a bowl of soup.