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We sold Millennials on an illusion and they have bit into it hook, line, and sinker. Not only that, but they have invested themselves into the multiculturalism we sold them. Millennials aren’t naïve and have been aware that preceding generations are not as progressive as them but I strongly believe that this election caught them off guard to the magnitude of how broken and shattered our communities are along racial lines. They grew up thinking their way of life was safe but now have had that illusion shattered by previous generations refusing to pass on the baton.
Last night in Greenville, MS a predominantly African-American church was set ablaze and the words “Vote Trump” spray painted on the side of the building
It is the very things that we struggle with which both wound and bless us.
The Officers and Board of the National Union of Black Episcopalians has affirmed the House of Bishops’ pastoral letter: “A Word to the Church” in a statement released yesterday
Long Island’s Bishop Provenzano joins his voice to those criticizing the choice to hold a Trump campaign rally near the spot where an immigrant was murdered in a racially motivated hate crime
Jesus himself taught, we must love our enemies. That does not mean capitulating to evil, or abstaining from the tainted ambiguities of political conflict. But it does mean that we ultimately belong to a much better story, where one day the tears will be wiped from every eye, the lion will lie down with the lamb, and the prodigal will be welcomed home. It means that our highest commitment is not to defeat our enemies but to make the divine love story of amazing grace come true for everyone.
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