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Month: June 2020

A Juneteenth Prayer

A Juneteenth Prayer

Happy Juneteenth everyone. My prayer today is that repentance, jubilee and Juneteenth will meet in a glorious trajectory of redemption. Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when people held as slaves in Texas finally learned that the abhorrent practice had ended two years previously, when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. The proclamation freed “all persons held as slaves” in the states that had rebelled against the Union, and Texas was one of them. To understand how it took…

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Love, Prayer, Forgiveness and Faith Break Chokeholds in America

Love, Prayer, Forgiveness and Faith Break Chokeholds in America

Thanks to President Trump, his newest transformational Executive Order is bringing hope and sanity to our nation. The Safe Policing for Safe Communities Act, which bans law enforcement from using chokeholds, will help deescalate the senseless slaughter and violence ravaging our communities. “Under the executive order I’m signing today, we will prioritize federal grants from the Department of Justice to police departments that seek independent credentialing certifying that they meet high standards … As part of this new credentialing process,…

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