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Becoming the Beloved Community: The Workshop

On September 11, 2021, I presented a pilot version of the Becoming the Beloved Community (BBC) workshop, and the VIDEO below shows about 16 minutes of the introduction I did for it, beginning with acknow-ledging the members of the committee … Continue reading

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The Cross and the Lynching Tree

The Video below* shows about 8 minutes of what I consider one of the most powerful sermon talks ever: James H. Cone’s meditation joining the brutal death of Jesus on the cross to the brutal deaths of nearly 3500 Blacks … Continue reading

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Does It Matter If I’m a Racist?

This is the LEAD POST of a series based upon an anti-racism workshop I developed with a committee of United Methodist Church lay and clergy for the Northern Illinois Conference of the UMC.  It’s titled BECOMING THE BELOVED COMMUNITY (BBC).  See below for … Continue reading

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