As people of faith we need to press forward and encourage police to work with us and, together, build strong communities — one neighborhood at a time. That’s what police in a democracy do and that’s what we must expect and encourage from our city’s leaders.
Evangelicals need a social conscience about the people who are least defended and most vulnerable in the society. If Christianity is not that, forget about it.
As global forces continue to shuffle people and their families across borders, may our communities of Christ-followers be a refuge and blessing to our fellow brothers and sisters, and in doing so become a beacon guiding the way for others seeking healing community.
THE RED CARPET
Civic engagement is an essential component to living out one’s faith. More than one’s hands, one’s voice is the single most powerful instrument for the changes needed in our society to move toward God’s vision of peace and justice in the world.
It’s time to use different tools for our maps. If we keep going to the same mapmakers, same schools of cartography and working from the same dysfunctional maps, we will never make it to the land of shalom.