“Arise, shine, for your light has come,
“And the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.” — Isaiah 60:1
In the darkness of the struggle against apartheid, Alan Paton described in Cry the Beloved Country a person who embodied hope with these simple words: “There was a brightness about him.”
This is the season after the Epiphany, the season enlightened by the star of
As the legislative session begins in
Contact the governor and the legislators to urge full funding of the Mississippi Adequate Education Plan, public school teacher salary increases, the proposed pilot for high school redesign, the proposed pilot for pre-kindergarten and health insurance for children.
Walk over to the public school near your home. Go to the office and ask how you and your church can be helpful. You will be welcomed into helpful engagement with children who need extra help with their homework or a winter coat. Effective partnerships of schools and congregations are in place in many places in