Living Tomorrow Today

August 22, 2017

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Reflections for the Journey

Transgender People Are Us: Your bias is my burden

WE ARE

Transgender and Gender-Non-Conforming (GNC) and we are part of the very fabric of this nation. We serve in all branches of the military with pride and honor. That we choose to volunteer for service is testament to our desire to offer ourselves in duty to country over personal...Read more

I Have a Multicolored, Multilayered, Multifaceted Dream

colorful shapes of people dance in circle in a forest

Opening reading at the JUSTice Summit DC, April 22, 2017

As we begin our time together this morning, I want to center us with a story. This story is a reality that many of us, as justice seekers, yearn for. It’s a justice journey that anticipates a time when...Read more

Investing in the Well-Being of Women and Children

face of sad child

April is Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness month, an annual opportunity for us to shed light into the darkness of our most intimate relationships. Child abuse, sexual assault, and domestic violence are not only related to each other, they are also related to other forms of violence including...Read more

The Sun

sunrise or sunset over ocean with lighthouse on cliff

Have you ever seen
anything
in your life
more wonderful

than the way the sun,
every evening,
relaxed and easy,
floats toward the horizon

and into the clouds or the hills,
or the rumpled sea,
and is gone –
and how...Read more

A moving farewell from President Barack Obama in Chicago

Obama: I am asking you to hold fast to that faith written into our founding documents

This week we heard President Obama’s Farewell Address. I, for the first time since November, allowed my feelings to come to the surface. My heart sank as I watched the first family arrive at the airport and board Air Force One headed to Chicago to address the nation for the...Read more

Standing Rock: Water is Life

Water protectors stand together with "Water is Life" signs

Water is a transparent fluid which forms the world’s streams, lakes, and oceans, and is the major component of the fluids of organisms. In another words we cannot live without water for we are made of water. WATER IS LIFE. Water is essential for our survival and to the way...Read more

Remembering Greg Dell

Jade and Greg Dell

The Church Within A Church Movement grieves the death of Rev. Greg Dell who passed Sunday October 30, 2016.

Greg has been the foundation on which we stand in this Movement. Greg was the founding co-convener of CWACM and guiding light for 15 years.

We celebrate a life well lived...Read more

Ending Intimate Partner Violence

people of different ages, races, abilities on stage with arms outstretched

Intimate partner violence (IPV), sometimes referred to as domestic violence (DV) is a pattern of abusive behavior in a relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. Abuse of power may be a consequence of internalized oppression and systemic oppression....Read more

Coming Out

people gathered and seated in a circle

We are a people who seek community. We tend to gather together for mutual support and protection against what we perceive as dangers, both physical and psychological. That is actually a good thing! It has helped the growth and maintenance of civilization throughout history. It has made growth, nurture and...Read more

Weeping Blood

Because we are one in God’s love with all other persons, let the followers of Jesus weep, protest, and protect...

Sermon preached at New Millennium Church, Little Rock, AR, June 19, 2016, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture reading

Now the man knew his wife Eve, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, ‘I have produced a man with the help of the Lord.’ Next she bore his brother Abel.

Now

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Our Family, Our Loss, Our World to Change

more love, less hate

Dear CWACM Community,

With you, we grieve the over 49 lives taken and 53 injured in a shooting at Pulse in Orlando, FL early Sunday morning, June 12, 2016. We grieve for those murdered, for their friends and for their families. The devastation in the loss of life leaves us bereft of...Read more

Muslim Civil Liberties

Statue of Liberty

Ignoring the dangerous, opportunistic blathering from the Trumpsters, it seems to me that the more liberal statements following the Orlando tragedy do not go far enough. Statements like “Muslim Americans are just as much Americans as ‘we’ are,” “Muslim Americans have just as much or even more of a stake...Read more