Eric Garner, the Silence of White Churches and Sins of Omission


The muffled screams of a dying 43-year-old husband, father and grandfather named Eric Garner…”I can’t breathe!  I can’t breathe!”…are absolutely haunting.  The coming silence from most white congregations in their worship services will be even more haunting.  In the silence, we will discover one of the worst kept secrets in religious life…white churches do not […]

Bent: Why I Decided to Act.


  There is danger in forgetting.  There is also danger in remembering incorrectly.  The tragic systematic genocide of six million persons of Jewish descent has filled most of our thoughts and history books concerning the Holocaust.  The arrest and systematic murder of tens of thousands of homosexuals has not.  The German government did not acknowledge […]