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Author, preacher, community cultivator & moral activist. working for a #RevolutionOfValues in 2020 & beyond #PoorPeoplesCampaign
Aug 22, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
An important revelation from yesterday’s Cohen confession for evangelicals: Trump conspired from the beginning of his campaign to deceive the preachers who stumped for him. After Access Hollywood tape came out, @Franklin_Graham said: “ I’ve not met an evangelical yet who condones his language or inexcusable behavior from over a decade ago. However, he has apologized to his wife, his family, and to the American people for this.”
May 3, 2018 9 tweets 2 min read
I gather w/ folks in our neighborhood to pray every morning. I spent years working on @CommonPrayer & am glad to be part of a global family that sings the unending hymn of God’s praise. But I will not #pray4unity in America today. I know many faithful people volunteer to organize these events, but the National Day of Prayer exploits their best intentions to whitewash the sin & injustice of people who have worked to divide America. 2/
Apr 8, 2018 7 tweets 3 min read
The story of America is not a struggle b/w liberal & conservative visions of common life; it’s the story of a plantation economy struggling against everyday people for power & control. Every successful effort to expand democracy—from abolition to women’s suffrage to labor & civil rights—has been driven by a moral movement among everyday people.