The Day Democracy Teetered on Tyranny’s Brink

The Day Democracy Teetered on Tyranny’s Brink

Democracy teetered on the brink of collapse on June 1. Responding to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of police a week earlier, thousands of citizens marched demanding justice. They declared that Black Lives Matter and advocated for a...
Trump’s Rhetoric of Tyranny Undermines Our Democracy

Trump’s Rhetoric of Tyranny Undermines Our Democracy

I used to see a bumper sticker on cars that read, “If You’re Not Outraged, You’re Not Paying Attention.” That is my message to all of my fellow Americans today. In recent days, America’s head of state and head of government and commander in chief of the armed forces...

Power Lessons

This sermon was delivered by Wendell Griffen, pastor of the New Millennium Church in Little Rock, Ark., on July 12, 2009. But when Herod heard of it, he said, “John, whom I beheaded, has been raised.”  Mark 6:16 (NRSV)   The death of John the Baptist, like...