Month: June 2017

Black Caucus Worship – Lynn McClellan

The ABC USA 2017 Biennial opened last night with a rousing, uplifting National Black Caucus worship service. There was joyous music involving all in attendance; several focused prayers; and the message was delivered by Dr. James Forbes, retired pastor of Riverside Church, New York City. Dr. Forbes dealt with our many social and political issues…

Black Caucus Worship – Ivan Marable

Dr. Forbes, during last evenings Black Caucus worship service called the Church in general and ABCUSA in particular out for being in a state of denial regarding the Church being in a challenging mess of trouble. The most interesting part of the message was the labels we assign ourselves and the cultural conduct we promote…

Here we are.

Well, everyone is present and accounted for here in Portland. While Tasha has been busy with board work already and Lyn came in a couple of days early to see Portland, the bulk of the Biennial really begins tomorrow. Tonight I did have the opportunity to gather with 81 other people in a program called…