Sunday Reflections

Excerpts on “everydayness”…

Excerpts on “everydayness” from Womanist Ethics and the Cultural Production of Evil (Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2006) by Emilie M. Townes: “Ultimately, somewhere deep inside each of us we know that perhaps the simplest, yet the most difficult, answer to the challenge of what will we do with the fullness and incompleteness

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What the World Needs

Beloved, there is a profound difference between what we should do with our lives and what we are meant to do with our lives. There is a profound difference between what we should be in the world and what we are meant to be in the world. The difference is

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The Meaning of July Fourth to the Negro

“…For the present, it is enough to affirm the equal manhood of the Negro race. It is not as astonishing that, while we are plowing, planting, and reaping, using all kinds of mechanical tools, erecting houses, constructing bridges, building ships, working in metals of brass, iron, copper, and secretaries, having

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What A Time to Be Alive!

Esther 4: 14 For if you keep silence at such a time as this, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another quarter, but you and your fathers family will perish. Who knows? Perhaps you have come to loyal royal dignity for such a time as this.” Beloved,

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“Breathe”

On the first Sunday of June, we will celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2). Characterized as the third person of the Trinity, in Scripture, the Holy Spirit is depicted as the breath of God, the wind of God, the movement of God’s

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Pastor-in-Residence Rev. Devon Jerome Crawford

Welcome to our Pastor-in-Residence                The Rev. Devon Jerome Crawford                    (June, July, and August 2017)   Devon Jerome Crawford is a proud native of Birmingham, Alabama. He is the son of Jerome and Deborah Crawford and the brother of Danielle. Devon is a 2015 honors graduate of Morehouse College

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The Inspiration from the Resurrection

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” C.S. Lewis, 1898-1963, A Grief Observed Novelist, scholar, Christian Grief is a tough hole to dig out of, come through, and survive. During a devotional time this past week, I thought through the notion that the disciples were grieving.

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