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Truth is for telling

Truth is for telling. That’s called honesty. When mixed with mercy and love, it’s powerfully healing. People who are kind, fair, and compassionate in their interactions with all sorts of people are rarely called racist. If you’re not a racist, … Continue reading

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Heart proximity leads to compassion leads to kindness

Proximity promotes community and compassion. Failure to facilitate heart-to-heart proximity enables isolation. Bring your ear close to hear people’s heart and you’ll see them differently than you did before. Without a soul goal, life is easily trivialized into maintaining its … Continue reading

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Weaponized words enable violence (just ask Cain & Able)

There is both good and bad in every person. Find and focus on the good in everyone and you can love them. Walls in the heart tear people apart. Open hearts connect with caring and compassion. Hard hearts disconnect and … Continue reading

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Deinstutionalizing the faith

The New Testament’s about a supernatural movement led by the risen Jesus, not an institution. When Christianity is biblically and spiritually revitalized it tends to deinstitutionalize. Now is the time to deinstitutionalize — to invest more time in Spirit-led relationships … Continue reading

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Why all the talk about race?

WHY? WHY is race such a big deal? WHY the accusations of “racism”?

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An experience at America’s “lynching memorial”

In Off the RACE Track I wrote about my wife and I gathering a few people to pray and ask for God’s forgiveness around the stump of the Rutherford County lynching tree (where blacks were hanged by white mobs) in … Continue reading

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The National Memorial For Peace And Justice

Roll call of the silenced, Thousands hung by the neck, Strangling their voices in death, Here in America. Now their names cry out, From hundreds of metal beams Hanging overhead in hushed quiet, “We were murdered by mobs To silence … Continue reading

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