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Unity in the body of Christ (ekklesia) must include racial diversity, respect, & equality

There is much conversation about unity in the body of Christ and that’s a very important, biblical concept. In fact, the idea comes from Jesus, Himself, and from His prayer in John 17, where He prays that His followers be … Continue reading

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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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Why all the talk about race?

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

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Would Americans say, “It’s in the past, forget about it,” if . . .

Would American’s say, “It’s in the past, forget about it,” if . . . . . . If another country had claimed for centuries that the Bible teaches that all Americans are cursed by God and then used that claim … Continue reading

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Learning from a black bus driver . . .

Sitting in a parked bus alone with a black bus driver, I began to tell him about my book, Off the RACE Track. After more than an hour, he began to open up to me. About that time a white … Continue reading

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COGIC Pastor’s review of Off the RACE Track

My friend and Church of God in Christ (COGIC) pastor, Larry Britton, reviewed my book: “Steve Simms’ book, Off the Race Track, is thoroughly informative and creative in its approach to sharing many of the details of the African American … Continue reading

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Profanity is not a love language

Love language seems to be in decline. For example: Even medical care has evolved from the hands-on healing of wounds and diseases to paying a person to tell you what drugs to take. When it comes to love language, let’s … Continue reading

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