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The gospel doesn’t talk about the inevitability of poverty or the need for charity, but the responsibilities of the ruling authorities to all people and the possibility of abundance for all.
If we want to reach a better place on the other side of this, we must refuse to be comforted too quickly.
Out of the rack and ruin of our gangster
death, The rape and rot of graft, and
stealth, and lies, We, the people, must
redeem The land…
And make America again!
— Langston Hughes
For years, I listened to their prattle about secular humanism and “the big picture”, listened to their arguments about how the holocaust certainly suggests that God had died or … Continue reading →
. With icy horrors still unfolding for thousands of immigrants trapped in an impossible plight – the Reptile-In-Chief’s new edict: Leave with or without your kids – an Indiana church … Continue reading →
“The Democrats talk about the middle class. The Republicans talk about the military. No one’s talking about the poor.” — Reverend William Barber . In the spirit of Dr. Martin … Continue reading →
. In what many observers have praised as the best speech of the 2016 Democratic Convention, Reverend William Barber, head of North Carolina’s NAACP, asks us to embrace “a moral … Continue reading →
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