The Latest Blog:
A Real Discussion about Race and Ferguson
If you don't normally read all the way through the blog,
let me encourage you to do so on this occasion because I had what I consider to
be one of the most meaningful discussions with this class of men. Keep in mind that
I very intentionally leave politics out of the classroom and, instead, focus on
values, ethics, and behavior.
our morning devotionals, one of our students brought up the recent happenings
in Ferguson, MO. Since the door had been opened by the students, I took this
opportunity to discuss with them some real issues of concern in the African
For instance, I informed the class that the latest
statistics show that 97% of violent crimes committed against the African
American community are created by other African Americans. I then asked what
they thought was the root of this problem and how could it be fixed.
To read more from our latest blog, click here.
HIM Open House
your calendars for October 23rd! You’re invited to join the Hope
Inspired Ministries staff and students as we share about what we are doing at
HIM and the opportunities to get involved. Whether you are a current volunteer
or someone who simply wants to know more about what we do, we encourage you to
come by! Light snacks and refreshments will be served as we enjoy a time
together to share more about HIM. For more information, visit our Calendar of Events.
Past Graduate Shares about His Near Death Experiences and How He Changed His Life
Read Steven's story at al.com.