What is a proper response?

A Thorn in the Flesh

Following worship on Sunday, in which I spoke of the need for the community of the faithful to not just engage but act upon the unjust systems that our society has created, I was greeted by a couple of people after the service with the simple message, “You are preaching to the choir, what do you want us to do?” Well, like any good preacher, I was not really anticipated that response, and I should have because if I have learned anything at GPC over the 10 years I have served here, the faithful are ready to be challenged.

So, where do we go? How do we address the systemic racism that exists in our society? How do we reach across divides in our community? How do we as people of faith response to this moral challenge we are facing? Another thing that I have learned over the years is…

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