I am presenting a paper on reconciliation at a conference in a few short weeks where I could use some personal stories and statistics. In the paper, I argue that racism, sexism and other forms of societal injustices have had an adverse impact of people's faith. Specifically, I contend that a history of oppression, exploitation … Continue reading I Could Really Use Your Help, You Know!
Apartheid is a form of racial segregation that affected South Africa for decades. Most effective during the period of 1948 and 1982, the Nationalist party’s aim was to divide the country into separate states based on race. Undeniably, these actions led to many fiscal and economic disparities in the black parts of the country. Places … Continue reading Exploring Communion as a Means of Reconciliation
Before I came to know the Lord, I had a pretty vague understanding of who he was or for that matter who God was, but I knew that he was there. As a child, I had a friend who lived within walking distance of where I lived. We used to spend many weekends over each … Continue reading Bread, Wine and Donuts
Nine months or so, I started a series called The Who, The What, The Why and the How. It is about inviting all persons, regardless of race, nationality, economic status, or religion even, to the communion table of the Lord, or rather into relationship with God. It is a three part series and was all … Continue reading The How
When the hour had come, He reclined at the table, and the apostles with Him. And He said to them, "I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer; for I say to you, I shall never again eat it until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God." And when … Continue reading An Invitation to All
As a Christian, there are just some things that I hate to admit about myself. One of those things is that I am not an avid fan of every book of the Bible. Oh sure, I read them anyhow because that is the good Christian thing to do, but many times I lack understanding so … Continue reading The Who, The What, The Why and The How