Every summer there seems to be one song that dominates the atmosphere in our mostly black, low-income neighborhood.
One of the first theological and pastoral issues to face the early church was that of race.
At our most recent Sojourners staff meeting, we were reviewing the content of this month's issue: "...and there will be an editorial on the justification of aid to El Salvador."
In the middle of what I had assumed to be a Vacation Bible School lesson, this tough little black boy says: "I eats dimes. I et 4 1/2 dimes so far."