A reflection on the Just Resolution of the complaint against Bishop Melvin Talbert

A reflection on the Just Resolution of the complaint against Bishop Melvin Talbert

By Rev. Gil Caldwell Bishop Talbert is quoted as saying following the resolution of the complaint against him, “I believe embracing Biblical Obedience offers the best way…” The resolution that involved other Bishops including the one who brought...
How Long?

How Long?

How Long? In 1965, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. struggled with the nation as we moved ever closer to civil rights inclusion for minorities. He asked, “How long?” and, in response to his own inquiry, King shouted, “Not long!”  Not long, because, “the arc of the...
Called to be extremists

Called to be extremists

Today, on the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” and on the morning after the act of terror at The Boston Marathon, here are words of intersection… As we hear the word “extremist” being used in the media to describe...

A Personal Pledge

President Barack Obama has used the phrase, “better angels of our nature” from Abraham Lincoln’s First Inauguraral Address to describe his hope for all Americans. As my small contribution to this new moment in American history; in every speech,...