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I'm Still Here by Austin Channing Brown
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it was amazing
bookshelves: non-fiction-christian, memoir

"...even though the Church I love has been the oppressor as often as it has been the champion of the oppressed, I can’t let go of my belief in Church--in a universal body of belonging, in a community that reaches toward love in a world so often filled with hate.”

If you are a white Christian, do I have a book to recommend to you! Brown has written from her heart and her head, from her experience, from her place in the shadow of hope. Sit with this one. Listen hard. Drop your defenses. Take notes. Ponder and pray. Then commit to do something to work toward change.

Jesus gave the Church the ministry of reconciliation--not just people to God, or Jew to Gentile, not even just Black and white, but reconciliation between all people in the sight of the God who loves everyone of us. We can do better. Let's do better.

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July 18, 2020 – Shelved
July 18, 2020 – Shelved as: non-fiction-christian
July 18, 2020 – Shelved as: memoir
July 18, 2020 – Finished Reading

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