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Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Blog Posts by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Posted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 21 weeks 6 days ago
“Lord, when were you in prison?” we’ll ask of you one day; And when did we go visit you, and listen well, and pray? And when did we show mercy there (as we need mercy, too)? As we love those in...
Posted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 38 weeks 2 days ago
Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, a pastor who is a foster mother to a four year-old African American boy, wrote this hymn after George Zimmerman was found not guilty for his shooting of Trayvon Martin. She...
Posted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 1 year 18 weeks ago
Carolyn Winfrey Gillette wrote this hymn in celebration of Human Rights Day (December 10), the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Seven years later,...
Posted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 1 year 43 weeks ago
Carolyn Winfrey Gillette wrote this hymn based on Micah 6:8 after attending Bread for the World’s Lobby Day on June 12th and reading Jim Wallis’ “The Missing Religious Principle in Our Budget Debates...
Posted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 1 year 51 weeks ago
“We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us--and we ought to lay down our lives for one another. How does God's love abide in anyone who has the world's goods and sees a brother or...