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#HandsUpDontSpend

Few can deny the change in our nation’s climate since the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Since that time, we have seen a wave of activism and demonstration that has not been seen since the days of…

Silence the rocks

As we enter into the final week of Lent this Sunday, we will reflect upon Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem on a donkey is a reminder of how Jesus’ humility and ministry were focused on those…

Giving thanks

Thanksgiving is upon us and families are awaiting a joyous time to come together and give thanks for yet another blessed year. While Thanksgiving is a time to partake of sumptuous traditional foods such as turkey and dressing, candied yams,…

Chaos or community?

Although Dr. Martin Luther King penned these words over 40 years ago, we are still asking this question—where do we go from here: community or chaos? Dr. King had a vision of the Beloved Community, one in which people lived…