I’ve been an outspoken supporter of the #BlackLivesMatter movement for years now, attending events, writing blogs, and posting a sign in my front yard. Over the course of time I’ve been supporting BLM, I’ve had to combat a lot of push back about the movement. Especially when more dramatic protests started happening, like people laying […]
So proud of the way my church and our leaders handled this past Sunday (I’ve been on a month sabbatical for July). Pastor Derrick Knox is the pastor at Church of Elohim, a church plant we share a building with and do many joint services with. Very proud to call Pastor Derrick a brother and […]
Some might wonder why Black Lives Matter activists are protesting, doing marches, and sitting in large groups across major highways and Interstates to stop traffic (only to have the police show up and start arresting people if they don’t move).
I promise you almost every predominantly black church will talk about the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile this Sunday morning. I can also promise you that almost every predominantly white church will be silent on it. This should not be so. The reason for this is because the killing of unarmed black men […]
Honestly, I was surprised my Black Lives Matter yard sign made it as long as it did. After three months, it finally met its first round of vandalism. You can see in the photos below that someone decided to write the word All all over the word Black with a permanent marker: Having the […]
I attend a fair number of #BlackLivesMatter and local justice events in Lansing. This morning I was at Action of Greater Lansing‘s Martin Luther King prayer breakfast held at Union Missionary Baptist Church. Lansing Police Chief Mike Yankowski was in attendance at the breakfast this morning. He didn’t have to be there, he was there […]