God, I heard that you gathered all the powers-that-be and made a request. I heard that you asked: “Stand up for those who cannot stand, advocate for the children who have no advocate, make the poor your cause.” God, I wonder: Will they answer your prayer? Will I?
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Read these striking words (and others in the full article) from a recent blog entry by New Testament scholar Ben Witherington III: Obesity is a horrible Christian witness to a culture already known for its conspicuous consumption, and its TV shows like ‘The Biggest Loser’ where we actually watch the death struggle of grossly overweight [...]
Ron Wade is one of the shepherds at Highland. About fifteen years ago when a campus minister asked Ron if he would start a ministry to Asians in Memphis, he said “Yes.” About four years ago when the Highland church asked if he would serve as a shepherd, Ron said “Yes.” About two years ago [...]
Earlier this month a photo was taken at the White House. In it a white man and a black man sit in high back chairs in the Oval Office. The white man is President George W. Bush. The black man is President-elect Barak Obama. It is the first time that a black President-elect has ever [...]