Race

​”She’s 4 Years Old, and Wishes She was White”

​”She’s 4 Years Old, and Wishes She was White”

“I think God ran out of white, so that’s why he made me brown. I wish that I was white.” I will never forget those words spoken earlier this year by a little 4-year-old girl who has stolen our hearts. As I read about the sad events in Virginia on...
A violent July

A violent July

The first full week of July, 2016, was one marked by violence in our headlines and across our screens in the United States. The first wave of violence involved two black men who were shot during what started as more routine encounters with local police. The subsequent...
Overcomer

Overcomer

My friend Loren placed a round deck table with a glass top behind the garage last fall, intending to take it to his farm. He never did. Meanwhile a small bush under the table grew until it bumped into the glass. It squirmed and maneuvered until it found the small hole...
A Wesleyan View of Racial Reconciliation

A Wesleyan View of Racial Reconciliation

Overcoming the Racial Divide in The Wesleyan Church Preamble The mission of the Wesleyan Church is to fulfill the Great Commission in the spirit of the Great Commandment. It is a clarion call to reach every race and ethnic group with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and...