Journal

Category: Justice and Mercy

A Lament for Racial Injustice

A Lament for Racial Injustice

On Juneteenth, 2020, we were honored to host over 500 people for a virtual service of Lament broadcast from the Corhaven Graveyard, a burial ground for 25 enslaved African Americans in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.  We heard from a number of Christian leaders...
What is Lament?

What is Lament?

What is it to lament? You make a lament when the pain you feel can’t be carried by mere words. You make a lament when you’re so sad about something that you’d rather cry than speak. You make a lament when you’re grieved so deeply that you want to throw-up. You make a...
When God Said “Yes”

When God Said “Yes”

We gathered to seek God’s will.  We gathered to discern. We were black and white Christians, about 15 of us, from Orlando, D.C., Richmond, Minneapolis, and Atlanta, from churches, non-profits, foundations, and the government.  We met at a small farm in Virginia’s...