Lord’s Prayer as Social Justice Theology: Our Father (Part 2)

Over the next several weeks, I will be exploring the Lord’s Prayer as a model for forming a social justice theology. Throughout this series, I will be proposing that Jesus’ instructions in Matthew 6 are not only meant to show believers how to pray but how we should reorient our lives and relationships with one another …

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The Lord’s Prayer: a Social Justice Theology

On Easter Sunday, a little over 22 years ago, I came to know the Lord at my grandmother’s church – Evangel Assembly of God in Milwaukee, WI. Since then, I have spent the better part of my life attending Assembly of God churches, schools, conventions, and summer camps, and am even licensed by the denomination …

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When Blacks Become Trending Hashtags

By some measures, every 28 hours, a black man is killed in America. This statistic rang true as I turned on my computer Saturday evening, scrolled through my Twitter feed, and saw#Ferguson, #MikeBrown, and other references to a police shooting where an unarmed teenager was killed in suburban St. Louis. I opened another browser window …

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