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Young Black Men

In my previous blog titled “Trayvon Martin” I had hoped to raise the question of what George Zimmerman saw that made Trayvon a “real suspicious guy” according to his police call. Many responded with comments on my post that George … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin

Let’s set aside the discussion for a minute on whether George Zimmerman should have been convicted of manslaughter. Or whether Trayvon Martin was the aggressor and George Zimmerman simply acted in self defense. Let’s discuss an issue that is real … Continue reading

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Introduction to Permanence View of Marriage

Every evangelical Christian would agree with the statement that marriage is a lifelong covenant between one man and one woman. Yet some evangelicals would add that there are “exceptions” that can release an individual from this lifelong covenant. Anything ranging … Continue reading

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Has God Abandoned the Hood?

I have spent my entire life living in two inner city neighborhoods of Chicago (Humboldt Park and West Garfield Park). It is easy to believe that God has abandoned these two communities due to the poverty, crime, lack of education, … Continue reading

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The Presidential Election and Abortion

For the Christian, abortion must be a leading topic that is addressed in the presidential discussion.  No matter which candidate one votes for, I am convinced that all Christians are concerned about the sanctity of life. As a result of … Continue reading

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The Great Christian Divide

You would be hard pressed to find anything more divisive in the work place, extended family gatherings and the American Church than the presidential election. Most Americans have strong emotional ties one way or the other. Some opinions have been … Continue reading

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Known Stories: Brian Dye

Above is a 3 minute video put together by Youth Specialties a few years ago. I believe it captures my life and passions well.

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