• Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil

    Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil

    Professor, Author, Speaker, Agent of Change

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spoken-words

Prophetic Poetry

The Voice of a Prophet? Walter Brueggemann says that a prophet is someone who “criticizes the status quo while energizing the imagination.”   I love that definition and as I’ve been watching more and more spoken word recently, I really think that spoken word artists might just be the prophets of our current age. My friend,

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Take a Risk!

In my sermon this past Sunday, I gave a list of practical things the church could do to respond to Ferguson and other injustices like it.  This was my list… Rally around Family Members Get More Information Speak Up Show Up Lock Arms in Solidarity Take a Risk Join a Group Pray! If you want

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Faith + Works = LIFE

Whew.  I am exhausted.  I was scheduled to preach yesterday at my church and what a Sunday to draw!  To be honest, I was pretty nervous going into Sunday service after such a weighty week but I gave that sermon everything I had. Here’s a link to the sermon if you are interested in watching! And the following is

Jeff Roberson A/P

Friday Five

Every Friday I post 5 things from around the web that I think are worth reading/seeing/thinking about.   Some leave me dismayed, discouraged, overwhelmed.  Others make me want to stand up and cheer.  This week, though, has been a particularly rough one and I’ll be the first to admit that there isn’t much I feel like