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Pastor Scott's latest Wesley Chapel Times article

It was my turn to submit an article for the Times this week. Hard to say what you want in 300 words, but I suggest that the way forward for our nation's racial (and other) issues lies largely in building relationships. That begins with listening...

Even 57 years later, I find that listening to the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. helps me gain perspective on what our African-American brothers and sisters are contending with today. The attached video features some of his most thought-provoking words from his April 1963 Letter from the Birmingham Jail. Those who have seen the movie Selma will be familiar with some of the footage.

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

As our nation struggles in the wake of the brutal killing of George Floyd, each of us struggles as well. Where do we even start? How do we come to grips with the painful history, the varied experiences, and the fear and frustration that have never gone away? Why does it seem that race and injustice are always connected?