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Guns, Dunn, Race, Religion, and You

Guns. Race. Religion. Is it possible to have a conversation about these three things?

Must the mere mention of any of them send a conversation spiraling down into a cess pool of innuendo and posturing?

How do we talk about series social issues as people of faith without stumbling into the briar patch of stereotypes?

Is it possible to listen to each other?


What Trayvon Martin Teaches Us About Ourselves

If we are willing to learn, then Trayvon Martin can teach us something about ourselves. Even now, four days after the verdict the discussion continues.

Trayvon Martin’s death at the hands of George Zimmerman has staged a morality play into which we have been drawn. Like it or not, each of us have become a part of the drama.

Impolite Facebook posts, angry tweets, slanted news stories, all seek a foothold in the story to influence public opinion. Even this blog posting becomes a part of the noisy conversation.

What can we learn from this tragedy?