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Monthly Archives: May 2020

LESSONS LEARNED FROM LOCKDOWN

1. ALEXA IS NOT COMPANIONSHIP ENOUGH In a world swamped by entertainment options and superficial distractions we have now all been reminded of the value of our true Friends. Life is a journey best undertaken with others. 2. ZOOM IS NOT CHURCH ENOUGH Yes, I’m thankful for ZOOM and FACEBOOK and YOUTUBE but they are still no substitute...

Make Every Effort

Like many of you, my neighborhood is fairly active on Nextdoor, a social media platform built around the region in which you live. Overly the last few weeks, 3 topics have dominated the conversation: lost pets, repair/service recommendations, and arguments about masks. Pets and recommendations are always topics of conversation on the app, but these incessant arguments...

God is in Control

God is in Control. In recent weeks, as I pray, I try to keep reminding myself of this fact. Past Bible studies I have been a part of have come to mind and one in particular. Back in 2012 I believe, I participated in a study with some Southside ladies over the book of Daniel with...

A Voice for the Voiceless

You may have heard about Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old man who was jogging near his neighborhood in Georgia when he was followed, chased down, shot, and killed. This reminds me of Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot and killed in her home in our neighborhood last year. It also reminds me of Botham Jean, a brother...