Dear LABC, Wow. What an outstanding celebration of African American History Month we shared at LABC! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you to all who played a role. Now we begin Woman’s History Month with the theme “A Woman’s Place … Continue reading February 27, 2018Continue reading →
Hollywood’s Lenten Moment A few years ago, I gave a presentation here at Lakeshore on the history of African Americans in film. That conversation was, in part, a response to the Oscars So White controversy that called out the lack … Continue reading Lenten Reflection – by Ryan ParkerContinue reading →
Facebook isn’t the most helpful of tools for practicing one’s discipleship. But from time to time it does allow me to participate in, or sometimes just eavesdrop on, very thought-provoking conversations. The latter occurred just the other day as one … Continue reading Lenten Reflection – by Chris SchelinContinue reading →
The theme for our Tuesday night and Wednesday morning Bible studies, these early months of 2018, is “Feminine Characters in Genesis and Exodus.” There are more than one would think. Scholar Rachael Gelfman Schultz writes, “Genesis contains the greatest concentration … Continue reading February 22, 2018Continue reading →
The Negro Spirituals are a continuing source of Power in the face of evil, Knowledge in the face of ignorance, Love in the face of fear and Responsibility in the face of selfishness.
Thanks to Cynthia Nelson for today’s Lenten reflection. As I read her words, I am lead to ponder what hard choices Jesus is calling us to this Lenten season. Blessings on the Lenten journey, Pastor Allison Lent is the time … Continue reading Lenten Reflection – by Cynthia NelsonContinue reading →
Lent has begun. Whether you received ashes yesterday or not, whether you picked up a Lenten devotional or not, I hope you will find some way in the weeks ahead to observe Lent as a season of repentance – of … Continue reading Lenten Reflection – by Pastor AllisonContinue reading →
To walk with Jesus is to seek out the broken and persecuted and to, as best we are able, walk with them.