Rage is the public cry for black dignity. It becomes the public expression of a theological truth that black lives matter to God.
It is still the unfortunate truth that white people in America are less vulnerable than our fellow citizens of color.
We must stop. We must weep. We must mourn. We must honor. And we must lament.
"He is in custody and has been charged with murder."
We urge you to pause. To lament.
A hymn for greiving.
Five members of the church have gotten sick from the coronavirus and two have died.
Trust in our ultimate triumph has diminished; our triumphant proclamation of victory has turned to a funeral dirge.
The church is called to lament because our country often fails to see the reality of suffering in the world.
Lament, much like our understanding of salvation, ties my suffering with those around me.
How to approach reopening your church wisely and faithfully.