Christian community, Church Identity, Church Unity, Race, Race and Christian Identity, Race and Christian Witness, The Spiritual Life

Lovers or Liars?

I recently completed my final report for the Louisville Institute.  These generous partners in ministry awarded me a grant to study the sociopolitical construct of race, Clarence Jordan's Koinonia Farm and why persons fear Christian community.  I visited Koinonia Farm in Americus, Georgia.  It was Clarence's "demonstration plot."  He would create his own world, challenging… Continue reading Lovers or Liars?

Healing from Race, lynching, Race, Race and Civil Rights, Race and Criminality, Race and Culture, Race and Law Enforcement

True Justice

In June, I visited The Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice.  It is part of my work with the Louisville Institute for which I was awarded a pastoral study grant to examine the sociopolitical construct of race's influence on the malformation of Christian community.  My project centers around the work and… Continue reading True Justice

Christian community, Church Identity, Church Unity, Cross- cultural relationships, Healing from Race, Race

Hello, Koinonia Farm!

 Interesting title, huh?  Well, I have a bit of good news to share.  I learned this past week that my grant proposal for the Louisville Institute's Pastoral Study Project was accepted.  Woo- hoo! What does this mean?  It's means that I am going to Koinonia Farm in Americus, Georgia!  I will learn in community the… Continue reading Hello, Koinonia Farm!