As the Body of Christ, our road forward is one of repentance and compassion, that we would see a more beautiful and brilliant expression of the church and know the full presence of Christ among us and through us.
To our lawmakers and our civic leaders, to our churches and our schools, to the residents of our city and those who benefit from racist policies…. CHANGE.
This is still happening.
Amidst all the current progress and the hope that is rising through the pain, this is still happening. Black lives are not expendable; Black lives matter. To all who would add to that truth, subtract from it, or disagree…. CHANGE.
We must see change, fight for it, work for it. For the sake of our world, for the sake of our souls…. CHANGE.