David Oyelowo: ‘I’m Seeing More Christ on the Streets Than I’m Seeing in the Church’ | RELEVANT Magazine

David Oyelowo says that America won’t truly heal of racism until the Church repents of its role in supporting it.

Source: David Oyelowo: ‘I’m Seeing More Christ on the Streets Than I’m Seeing in the Church’ | RELEVANT Magazine

‘Born Again by the Power of Jesus’: Dozens of People Saved, Healed at Intersection Where Floyd Was Killed | CBN News

The world has witnessed violent protests and peaceful demonstrations for nearly two weeks following the death of George Floyd. But God is also moving in a powerful way.

Source: ‘Born Again by the Power of Jesus’: Dozens of People Saved, Healed at Intersection Where Floyd Was Killed | CBN News

Tear-Gassed Clergy To Blasphemous Trump: Your Hands Are Too Small To Box With God | Common Dreams Further

George Floyd with his church brothers and a Bible he’d actually read: “In his right hand was the word.” Photo by Nijalon Dunn.

Source: Tear-Gassed Clergy To Blasphemous Trump: Your Hands Are Too Small To Box With God | Common Dreams Further

A Man’s Voice

Poems & Stories by James Ross Kelly--

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HE HANDED IT TO ME THEN, I DUNNO, how I did it—knew I shouldn’t, but I just sliced me a slice of fruit with the ol’ barlow knife while I was looking at a coiled up snake, who’d been talking to my woman.
Yes, damnit, I know I should have been suspect of a talking snake. Howsoever, first thing I know, I was making moonshine, skip and go naked foolin’ round til waay after midnight, every-night, everything seemed clear for a while, but trouble was I ended up havin’ to get-a-job, plus plow the farm and then the woman left, and I had to take care of the kids too, and keepin’ the house from fall’n apart.. No more huntn’ and fishin’ just makin’ mortgage payments for a farm I had been given free and clear long ago. Before the bank was even a notion, and…

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God Doesn’t Do Politics – The Knowable Mystery

They were called little Christ’s for following the teachings of Jesus. They were following The Way. This would be a good time to acknowledge that they were not political. They followed the teaching of Jesus. Jesus was not about politics. He was about caring for the sick. Caring for the widow, caring for the other. This list goes on and on. His agenda was not political. It was anti-politics, anti othering, and anti-hate.

Source: God Doesn’t Do Politics – The Knowable Mystery