The murder of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and the hate crime causing George Floyd’s horrific death have brought our nation and our church to a tipping place. The Appointive Cabinet denounces the sin of systemic racism and commits to taking action to end a culture of white privilege in our society and in our church.
Let me take this opportunity to introduce you to Cynthia Holly, who steps in to serve as our administrative assistant. Cynthia has served as the assistant for the south district office ½ time and she worked ½ time as the receptionist for the Conference Center.
I have struggled to find the words to express how I have been feeling. George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. So many others. I am horrified at how God’s people are treated because of the color of their skin.
Growth, I believe, is an intentional process. The disciples were just getting used to a new normal, when forty days into things Jesus let them know that more change was ahead, “Wait here, until…”
I don’t know about you, but who wants to listen to, “wait here until…”
If, during this COVID 19 time, you have walked into a grocery store and left without everything you needed – you have now experienced what many people experience every day. They walk into a grocery store; consider how much money they have and often leave without everything they need for their families.