Officer Slaps Homeless Man, Exposes Systemic Violence

Homeless

While the violent action of a police officer against a homeless man who simply wanted to use the restroom is intolerable, no less violent, morally deplorable and worthy of condemnation are the actions of the city officials who put in place laws that criminalized homelessness.

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Franklin Graham and “Christian” Violence

Graham

Calling for a degree of religious humility and self-examination strikes me as a reasonable thing to do. Franklin Graham, son of the famous preacher Billy Graham, doesn’t agree.

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Jesus Was Tortured to End All Torture

Cross

I grieve over torture. I grieve not only for those subjected to abuse no human being should be forced to endure.

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Taking Food From the Mouths of the Hungry

Ftlauderdale

On the first day the ordinance banning outdoor feeding of homeless people went into effect, I gave away apples and packaged food items while the local Food Not Bombs group offered hot meals to dozens of homeless friends in the downtown Stranahan Park.

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I Was Hungry & You Fed Me… Even When It Was Illegal

Homeless

Beginning this Friday, October 31st, it is illegal to feed a person on the street in Fort Lauderdale. Unfortunately, laws against feeding the homeless are now on the books in 21 US cities.

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Illegal Immigration, Child Refugees, and Christian Compassion

Illegal Immigration Child Refugees And Christian Compassion

JULY 31, 2014 | BY: CRAIG M. WATTS — I am thankful that a considerable number of religious leaders support a compassionate…

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Beyond the Diminished Cross

Beyond The Diminished Cross

JULY 18, 2014 | BY: CRAIG M. WATTS — There is a lot more to the cross of Jesus than you are likely to learn from those who endlessly say…

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