On Voting

“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” Abraham Lincoln Voting can be a complicated business for Christians. Some Churches discourage voting while others drive voters to the polls. Some pastorsContinue reading “On Voting”

Remembering Rep. John Lewis

“You are a light. You are the light. Never let anyone—any person or any force—dampen, dim or diminish your light.” Rep. John Lewis Representative John Lewis served our country from 1987 until his death in 2020.  He proclaimed the need to get in “good trouble” to push our country toward a more perfect union. YouContinue reading “Remembering Rep. John Lewis”

Helping God Meet the Challenge

“But the God of multitudes shall be exalted in justice, the Holy One of Israel sanctified in righteousness.” Isaiah 5:16 New insights are exciting things. They take a while to settle in and become solid. I am striving with an insight that is new to me and have not been able to put words onContinue reading “Helping God Meet the Challenge”


“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Even when I know the expected outcome, I cannot help being disappointed by the members of the Republican party who serve in our Senate. They just let us down again by not allowing the vote to create a commission to investigateContinue reading “Disappointed”

ECC Statement on Racism

Our nation is in desperate need of racial healing and transformation. The healing process cannot begin until the truth of our country’s past and present sins are confronted. As people of Christian faith, we acknowledge and renounce both past and present dehumanizing, oppressive, abusive, enslaving, violent and lethal actions and inactions against African American communities.Continue reading “ECC Statement on Racism”

The Fatigue of Waiting

” Until the dawn rises and darkness is dispelled, God’s Word lights our way. Spirit of God, speaking in our hearts.” Covid Fatique is now a thing. We are tired of enduring this pandemic. We are tired of being good — wearing our masks, social distancing, missing out on so many of the fun thingsContinue reading “The Fatigue of Waiting”