I can still remember seeing the news footage of white truck driver, Reginald Denny being pulled from his semi-trailer and beaten by a group of African American men in the street at Florence and Normandie in Los Angeles.
Efrem Smith speaking at the UYWI National Conference.
In times of crises, the church has served as a place of respite. There are many stories throughout history of the church serving as a sanctuary for the lost, impoverished, broken, convicted or oppressed.
All ranters shared the same premise. It was the people in poverty’s fault they were poor, and if they would only act right morally they would get out of their situation.
The story of Jesus' death and resurrection reveals the link between despair and hope. However tragic things may appear, the end of the story remains the same—life will finally triumph.