Letter to My Church on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Sunday

More than two years ago, I was asked to represent our church in the Greenwood District of Tulsa as plans were forming to commemorate the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. I believe it speaks highly of our church and the impact we’ve made in our community that we were both invited and welcomed by the folks … Continue reading Letter to My Church on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Sunday

A Pastor’s Lament – The Hardest Part of 2020

I remember months ago constantly hearing people ask: “Do you even know one person who's had COVID?” We don't hear this question so much anymore, because the reality of the pandemic has hit home for us all. We all know someone, and for some of us of many someones who have been sick, have died, … Continue reading A Pastor’s Lament – The Hardest Part of 2020

“Coming Together” – The Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission comes to South Tulsa

A little over a year ago, I received an invitation from the Mayor’s office to participate in the 1921/2021 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission. I remember thinking at the time how much of an honor it was for a church from our side of the city to be included. Our church is just about as far south as … Continue reading “Coming Together” – The Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission comes to South Tulsa