God’s love calls us out from our biases, sins, and prejudices into the beloved community whose unity testifies to God’s desire to reconcile the world to himself through his Son.
Bishop Baskerville-Burrows and Jordan Edwards represent the two realities of being black in America. There's no better time to be black, and a shadow hovers over our achievement.
We need to have a national conversation about the treatment of African Americans at the hands of the police.
If we remain a tradition that only speaks to certain subsections of American culture, then we have fallen short of our gospel mandate to reach all people.
Strangely enough, even though my province has been sanctioned ever so lightly, I feel more a part of a communion than I have in quite some time.
To speak plainly, no history will make me hate my brother because God nailed his sins next to mine on the Cross. This is not to say that the sins of the slave master and the slave are equal.