Justice was a recurring theme as thousands of mourners packed the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church on Monday for the funeral of Michael Brown.
What do you say to a mostly white congregation after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown? What do you say after prayers and litanies are offered to remind us that we are called to promote justice and peace?
We need to lead with empathy, understanding that the ability to empathize is an ability to understand every single human being around us as our neighbor.
The Ferguson community has drawn together. Blacks and whites march side by side. Church members put aside their bickering to stand for justice.
Jesus promised, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God" (Matthew 5:9). Why? Because when we make peace, we imitate the Prince of Peace.
Church members in Ferguson, Missouri have put themselves in the midst of riots and violence in an effort to reach out to the community.
The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri has attracted the attention of the world in the recent shooting and death of unarmed Michael Brown by a Ferguson Police officer Saturday, August 9.
Volunteers have gathered in Ferguson, Missouri to clean the streets after nightly riots have been occurring, following the death of Michael Brown.