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    Shalom Challenged—A Path Forward

    Feb 25, 2016 12:00:00 PM

    Part Three

    We live in a society where a disproportionate number of African Americans are impacted by high unemployment, poor health, violence, and low graduation rates.[1]  Their interest in, and...

    Shalom Challenged—A Head-on View

    Feb 18, 2016 12:00:00 PM

    Part Two

    The struggles for economic opportunity of black congregations were once led by the black church through marches, voter registration drives to elect public officials who are sensitive to the...

    Shalom Challenged—What Happened to the Redemptive Struggle?

    Feb 11, 2016 12:00:00 PM

    Part One

    We live in a society where a disproportionate number of African Americans are impacted by high unemployment, poor health, violence, and low graduation rates.[1]  Their interest in, and...

    Meditation on a Theme from Wesley and St. Paul

    Dec 25, 2015 3:35:00 PM

    From the great halls of splendor

    He stepped into the night,

    To make Himself our mender

    In our pain and in our plight.

     

                            He descended from the highest height

    ...

    Mary’s Expectation

    Dec 24, 2015 11:00:00 AM

     

    I miss my mother –

    standing close to her

    to light the Sabbath candles,

    the smell of her warm challah bread

    mingled with the scents

    of her freshly bathed body next to mine

    as we pray together and...

    A Voice Crying

    Dec 23, 2015 3:55:22 PM

    As it is written in the book of Isaiah, the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. Luke 3:4

    I have lived in Brooklyn for the past 20 years. One...

    It’s Time for a Messiah

    Dec 21, 2015 11:00:00 AM

    In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar—when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias...

    Altering Expectations

    Dec 17, 2015 11:00:00 AM

    As you know, Advent is a time of expectation of Christmas and all that it means to us. I know I expect a certain feeling—a sense of joy and peace to be the result of my celebrations and reflections....

    Welcome to Wonder

    Dec 14, 2015 12:03:00 PM

    Every Advent season, I carefully reflect on the nature of God’s coming among us. It’s a time of remembering, of reviewing the surprising ways that God has broken into our world and into our...

    Emmanuel ... Again

    Dec 7, 2015 11:00:00 AM

    And there will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea and the waves roaring; men’s hearts failing them from fear and the...

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