Jesus said that if we want God’s mercy, we must show mercy.
I am grateful for the input and critiques from this group of long experienced Christian leaders who have blazed the path that RLC is treading these days in our commitment to Jesus and justice.
In the heated rhetoric these days, it's important to not only know what happened before and after the Civil War, but also, why it happened. Perhaps the time has come for we Americans to rewrite much of our own history.
We need to pray for the brothers and sisters who articulate the ugly values that were broadcast over television sets around the world, demonstrating that in America the problem of racism has been in no way resolved.