Below is a poem I wrote, as well as some helpful resources from theologians and thinkers I respect, to help us all process the injustices and turmoil in our great country…
The Gospel (A Poem)
I will take your place, George Floyd. I will die for you.
I will take your place, Derek Chauvin…Step off of George’s neck and step onto my neck…I will die for you.
I will take your place, Outraged Protester. I will die for you.
I will take your place, regardless of your Race or your Case. And I will die for you.
Then I will lie, cold & lifeless, in a Pharisees’ tomb. Yes, crucified by GENTILES, but buried by JEWS.
BUT my death will be the death of Death. I will rise again – for ALL!
Indeed, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”
Resources To Help You Truly Listen, Learn, Lament, and Leverage…
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/george-floyd-and-the-gospel/id1328733796?i=1000476386919 – “In a first-of-its-kind episode, Darrell Harrison and Virgil “Omaha” Walker get behind their respective microphones for a no-holds-barred, completely impromptu, unscheduled, and unscripted (no notes) discussion about how believers in Christ should respond to events surrounding the death of Mr. George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minnesota. Buckle up.”
https://albertmohler.com/2020/06/18/briefing-6-18-20 – An excellent breakdown of Black Lives Matter as mere words v. a menacing movement…
There are other good blogs, articles, and books to consider. Contact me and I will be glad to offer some suggestions…Good content is key in this thick battle for the truth!
Indeed, Prairie Flower, life is short…So live for Him…The battle is now…So fight for truth…And Heaven awaits us…So what do we really have to lose?