He Emptied Himself

You’ve seen it a hundred times on TV cop shows; the suspect is being arrested, and the officer says, “You have the right to remain silent … you have the right to an attorney.”  As human beings, we have many more rights than just our Miranda Rights.  If you had to make a list, what…

We Shall Overcome

(NOTE: During Lent our adult “Discovery Hour” class was based on the book Were You There: Lenten Reflections on the Spirituals, by Luke A. Powery which was made up of short but powerful devotions based on 40 different African American Spirituals. This post builds on the reflection on one of the best known Spirituals, “We…