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    Wed, 1 Jul 2020
    The Role of the UN in Combatting Racism in the...

    The Civil Rights Movement ushered in an era of monumental activism in the fight against decades of grotesque injustice and violence against the Black community in the United States. In 1951, a group of Black activists from the Civil Rights Congress wrote a petition to the United Nations titled “We Charge Genocide: The Crime of... more...

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    Mon, 22 Jun 2020
    ArticlePride Conversations: A Q&A with Ross Murray of...

    Pride Month this year is unlike any other. With so much change in the world around us, one thing remains the same: the significance of Pride to LGBT people, their friends and families. To help share and spread Pride this month, we’re conducting a series of Pride Conversations. These brief Q&As are designed to help expand on the... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 19 Jun 2020
    ArticleJuneteenth: Reckoning and Reconciliation

      Juneteenth Flag Juneteenth celebrates June 19th, 1865. On this date Major General Gordan Granger and Union troop of the American Civil War arrived in Galveston, Texas with the news of the Civil War’s end and that the enslaved were now free. The Emancipation Proclamation came two and a half years earlier on January 1,... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 17 Jun 2020
    ArticlePride Conversations: A Q&A with Rev. Stan J....

    Pride Month this year is unlike any other. With so much change in the world around us, one thing remains the same: the significance of Pride to LGBT people, their friends and families. To help share and spread Pride this month, we’re conducting a series of Pride Conversations. These brief Q&As are designed to help expand on the... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 15 Jun 2020
    ArticleWe Remember: Youth Day

    Youth Day commemorates the uprising of students in Soweto on June 16, 1976. The protests started after the Bantu Education Department directed African schools to use Afrikaans on an equal basis with English in secondary schools. The student uprising was a catalyst for the resistance movement that helped demolish the Apartheid... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 11 Jun 2020
    ArticlePride Conversations: A Q&A with Justin Fyala of...

    Pride Month this year is unlike any other. With so much change in the world around us, one thing remains the same: the significance of Pride to LGBT people, their friends and families. To help share and spread Pride this month, we’re conducting a series of Pride Conversations on this blog. These brief Q&As are designed to help... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 5 Jun 2020
    ArticleTrinity Sunday:
    When Death Becomes Life

    A derivative compilation of Romans 6:3-4 So, what do we do? Keep on sinning so God can keep on forgiving? I should hope not! If we’ve left the empire where sin is dominant, how can we continue to make a home there? Did someone forget to tell you we packed up and left there for good? That is what happened in baptism.... more...

  • Blog
    Sun, 31 May 2020
    ArticlePentecost: The Breath of God

    The problem as God gave Habakkuk to see it: God, how long do I have to cry out for help before you listen? How many times do I have to yell, “Help! Murder! Police!” before you come to the rescue? Why do you force me to look at evil, stare trouble in the face day after day? Anarchy and violence break out, quarrels and fights... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 28 May 2020
    ArticleShavuot:
    Write the vision. Make it plain.

    How long must I wrestle with my thoughts     and day after day have sorrow in my heart?     How long will my enemy triumph over me? -Psalms 13:2 Shavuot is one of the biblically-based, pilgrimage holidays known as the shalosh regalim. It is celebrated as the divine revelation of the Hebrew Bible, the Torah.... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 20 May 2020
    ArticleAscension Day:
    A Testimony of Jesus’ Trust

    We don’t often think about Ascension Day as one of the important Christian holidays; however, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Just as  Christmas and Easter remind us of the incarnation of Jesus Christ and the resurrection of Emmanuel, Ascension Day solidifies the fact that God is with us. Through the... more...

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