White Privilege on Display at U.S. Capitol

White Privilege on Display at U.S. Capitol

Trump supporters invaded the United States Capitol building. Let that sink in. A mass of people interrupted a constitutional joint session of Congress to certify Joseph Biden as the next President of the United States of America. One person has been shot dead,...
When Nonviolent Protest Worked

When Nonviolent Protest Worked

East Berlin in the late 1980s faced a difficult time of Communist rule. I was living in West Berlin at the time, and my focus was on Baptist work and collaboration in East Europe. Christians and churches were not favored. To be a declared believer or member of a...
No More Playing Around with Police Brutality

No More Playing Around with Police Brutality

If some people didn’t get the message of the protests against police brutality, with persons around the world marching down city streets and country roads after the death of George Floyd, then the athletes of the WNBA, the NBA and MLS are repeating it loud and clear....
White Support for Black Causes Doesn’t Last

White Support for Black Causes Doesn’t Last

What do I think about the overwhelming support that has recently been shown by white people who have willingly participated in marches and public protests that highlight the value of Black lives in the United States and the need for greater police accountability in...
Pray for Our Kids, Those Putting Them in Danger

Pray for Our Kids, Those Putting Them in Danger

Children, teachers and school staff need our prayers. I am joining many others in praying for those who are being ordered to return to school buildings and classrooms in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. However, we should also pray for the adults who knowingly...