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A (White) Preacher’s Responsibility

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(In)Justice / (the) Word / Actively Advocating / Answering the Call / Heart Aches / In the Media / Preaching the Word / Spirit Talk / Wrestling with Angels

I’m preaching today, back from two weeks of vacation. I admit I felt a little relieved last week that I wasn’t preaching, because I was feeling like I would have had to preach about Michael Brown. Little did I know what this week had in store. So now, as a White pastor in a 99% (or more) White community, I’ll be preaching about race and White privilege and violence and offering crumbs to the dogs.  […]

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Adoption / Cupid's Aim / Family Ties / Foster Care / Heart Aches / In Transition / Parenting Skills and Spills / Wrestling with Angels

Well, it happened, as I knew it would. Although he often seemed ok with The Dude, many other times E was giving signs that this new relationship was not ok with him. I was waiting for the blow-up, and last night it came. It was a doozy. Lasting for almost an hour, it included screaming, swearing, stomping, slamming and shoving. E was literally foaming at the mouth. So much came out in his rants, that […]