Holy Communion UCity · The Rev. Mike Angell: Black Lives Matter To God St. John’s and Anger Twice over the past week my phone has been inundated with texts and tweets and Facebook messages. On Sunday folks were asking, “Do you know St. John’s is on Fire?” On Monday the question came, “Have you seenContinue reading “Black Lives Matter to God”
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The Fire Next Time
Holy Communion UCity · The Rev. Mike Angell- The Fire Next Time In 1962, James Baldwin penned a letter to his nephew. Anticipating the 100th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation, Baldwin was considering the state of black life in America and giving advice to the young man especially around how to interact with white folks.Continue reading “The Fire Next Time”
Chaos or Community?
In ancient times waters stood for chaos. In the first chapter of Genesis the Spirit of God hovers over the waters. God brings life out of darkness, out of the waters, out of chaos. God parts waters. And God brings life and freedom out of human chaos as well. Scholars tell us Exodus is partlyContinue reading “Chaos or Community?”