Tag: racism

Responding to Charlottesville: Pastoral Resources

Responding to Charlottesville: Pastoral Resources

As people of God who are earnestly trying to follow Jesus and enact his Kingdom, we condemn and stand firmly against the kingdoms of white supremacy, racism, and hatred of those different from ourselves. These forces are evil , the work of the Enemy. We […]

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NURTURING RECONCILIATION: BHM – The Devil Does Business at the Crossroads

There is a postscript to the myth that at the crossroads where blues-legend Robert Johnson made his pact with the devil, it is this: Robert all ready possessed the sound that caused the strings on his guitar to vibrate, hum, and sing with a sound […]

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NURTURING RECONCILIATION: BHM – We Need A Civil Reconciliation Movement

VJN invited Michael Raburn to share his thoughts on the film Selma and the Civil Rights Movement. I saw the film Selma recently (and I highly recommend seeing it). It stirred up a lot of thoughts and feelings and predominant among them was how much has changed and […]

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NURTURING RECONCILIATION: BHM – Galatians, the Gospel and Celebrating Black History Month

This week, VJN invited Steve Schenk, church planter of Vineyard City Church/Buffalo to reflect on Black History Month. Why would a White man write an article celebrating Black History? Thats a fair question, but I think the answer is obvious enough.  A better question, however, is […]

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