Where is My Church When it Hurts?: On White Silence, Silence in General, Using Eschatology as an Excuse for Apathy and Inactivity and…Hope

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  1. THANK YOU SIMONE>>>>THANK YOU!!!!! 

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    From: Simone Samuels To: andrew5707@rogers.com Sent: Monday, July 25, 2016 3:29 PM Subject: [New post] Where is My Church When it Hurts?: On White Silence, Silence in General, Using Eschatology as an Excuse for Apathy and Inactivity and…Hope #yiv3138292396 a:hover {color:red;}#yiv3138292396 a {text-decoration:none;color:#0088cc;}#yiv3138292396 a.yiv3138292396primaryactionlink:link, #yiv3138292396 a.yiv3138292396primaryactionlink:visited {background-color:#2585B2;color:#fff;}#yiv3138292396 a.yiv3138292396primaryactionlink:hover, #yiv3138292396 a.yiv3138292396primaryactionlink:active {background-color:#11729E;color:#fff;}#yiv3138292396 WordPress.com | Simone posted: ““We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitiviti” | |

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  2. Very well written Simone. I’ll need to read it again but I think the tone is almost perfect. The really crazy part is that this WHOLE quarters adult Sabbath School lesson is SPECIFICALLY about the church in the community. Maybe I’ll say more later. But thank you for putting a lot of what some of us are feeling into words, and publishing it. 🙂

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  3. Thanks for the post, Simone. Got some good info and sources for further research. Could you message me on FB and give me your email?

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    1. Hi L.F. Acosta! Thanks for reading! What’s your Facebook name? My e-mail address can be found on the “About” page of this blog (at the top of the page).

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