The question I want to dive into for this week is a very serious question as it has become a VERY hot topic that is driving everything from the creation of laws to the running platforms of political parties. That question is simply "What does defund the police really mean?"
I've been in contact with a number of Christians who believe that social justice is not a part of the church's mandate and that it's not something the church should be chasing after. Some even believe that it's not something the church should even be getting involved in.
When I think of a hero, I think of someone who has an ability, or power, or something life-saving that I wish I could do, or be like. A hero is someone that I would want to pattern myself after, and I don't know many people that are running around saying, "I want to be like George Floyd."
I was in conversation with a white guy and he made a statement in which he said he “believes race relations were actually better 10 to 15 years ago.” So here's the question: “Were race relations actually better 10 to 15 years ago?”
I want to talk to you about the two things that I believe are very important keys to working in inner-city environments and have made all the difference in the world for me personally when it has come to reaching people. These two things would be consistency and relationship.
Here's what I need you to know, if you work in inner city environments you're going to have to realize that there are two different types of people out here. There is person number one who actually needs real help. Then, there in person number two; and this person is out looking for people who want to provide real help.
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