Rev. Dr. Arlee Griffin, Jr.

Rev. Dr. Arlee Griffin, Jr. In 1969, the first day of school desegregation reached my little eastern town in North Carolina. I was beginning my seventh grade in junior high school. While riding on the school bus that morning, I saw a burnt wooden cross in a yard of a...

“We Won’t Stop Fighting”

Dear Sisters and Brothers, This last weekend, the entire country saw the face of hate in Charlottesville, Virginia. 3 lives were lost and dozens more were injured. A white supremacist and domestic terrorist running down protestors with his car has forced the nation to...

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James Dunn: Champion for Religious Liberty

James Dunn: Champion for Religious Liberty

James Dunn was a saint and a hero for so many— not just those of us who had the good fortune of working with him, but the multitude who knew and loved him. It is hard to believe my mentor and friend has been gone sixteen months. In 1999, I edited a book about James as...
Lightning in a Bottle and Peals of Thunder

Lightning in a Bottle and Peals of Thunder

In his baritone voice, oftentimes we heard him talk about his humble beginnings as a part of the “Louisiana swamp country.” It was his watermark, his imprimatur.  From Baton Rouge to New York, and to the world, his voice was a clarion call above human pretentiousness...

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