As unpopular as it may seem the reality of Advent is that it doesn’t need to occur in the best of circumstances.
A spiritual storm is a human struggle that gives God the ability to prove his sovereignty.
“Although you are healing, it’s going to get worse before it gets better.”
Dr. Kevin Murriel preaches a post-election sermon from 2 Timothy 1.
“I’m not as concerned about who is occupying the White House as I am about the condition of our country.”
So strong is this ideology among many white church leaders, those in theological circles, and some in society, that it rings loudly of “White Liberation!” suggesting that acknowledging ones’ privilege has liberated the individual from the bondage of systems that work on their behalf. I am concerned with the white Christian who wants to do something prophetic like telling other white people in their churches that they are privileged while at the same time only communing with white people.
There are some things that you are holding onto, and there are other things that are holding onto you…
Follow the link below to hear Dr. Kevin Murriel, pastor of Cliftondale UMC, offer stirring thoughts and personal stories in the context of Bible study on recent events and being a Black pastor in America. Pressing through the Pain
As unpopular as it may seem the reality of Advent is that it doesn’t need to occur in the best of circumstances. In fact, Jesus was born in the midst of terrorism and heinous acts against human life.
I contend that when people come together without anger and with love and “life together” as the end goal, churches will be healthier and people will find that they have more in common.