One Pastor’s response to Ferguson…What are your communities saying?
November 25, 2014
Dear Church Family,
The judgment is in, there will be no trial for the officer who shot and killed unarmed eighteen-year-old Michael Brown. The streets of Ferguson erupted with the flames of anger moments after the news broke. This is a recurring nightmare of violence from which our nation cannot seem to awaken. Our hearts are broken and we are filled with anger at a system that is profoundly broken.
Perhaps you share my sense of despair and sinking hope; how can we be people who speak of hope and reconciliation, justice and community, when we live in a world that is so troubled and brutal?
I want to remind us all that it is in just these moments of deep despair that we need each other the most. We need the courage and conviction of our faith and of our church community to remember that the…
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