Bishop Jerry Demmer and The Absolute Word Church host a panel on hate.
By now all of us have heard the shocking news from Charleston. Nine lives were terminated by a twenty-one year old white terrorist who purposely targeted a Pastor and his flock. Ironically, he showed up on a Wednesday night. The very same Wednesday night our church had an emergency meeting about security concerns at our church.
The innocent deaths of those at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston have highlighted a number of issues facing the Church. The very essence of the ministry and the question of what we are and who we are as believers in Christ are issues we are going to have to deal with. The devil seems to be forcing us to come face to face with what it means to be the church.
I’ve been very prayerful and watching very carefully the events in Ferguson, MO as well as some of the events around our country. I am aware at the time of this writing of the clearing of the officers involved in the Eric Garner case who died while police was arresting him in a choke hold […]