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  • Racism And The Gospel

    Contributed by Dr. Fred W. Penney on Jan 1, 2023

    Benjamin Watson, who plays for the NFL New Orleans Saints posted the following on his Facebook page: "At some point while I was playing or preparing to play Monday Night Football, the news broke about the Ferguson Decision. After trying to figure out how I felt, I decided to write it down. more

  • The Cohen Brothers And Mr. Ford  PRO

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 4, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    The Cohen Brothers & Mr. Ford It was a sweltering August day when all three Cohen brothers entered the posh Dearborn, Michigan, offices of Henry Ford, the car maker, "Mr. Ford," announced Norman Cohen, the eldest of the three. "We have a remarkable invention that will revolutionize the automobile more

  • This Is From The Movie American History X. It's ...

    Contributed by Nathan Garcia on Mar 8, 2005
    based on 1 rating

    This is from the movie American History X. It’s a story that touches close to many real life experiences. Derek’s father was killed trying to put out a fire in a crack house in an African American neighborhood. Derek slowly grew to hate “blacks”, and eventually he was controlled by hatred for more

  • Just Something I Believed! (10.17.05--That ...

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Oct 13, 2005
    based on 1 rating

    Just Something I Believed! (10.17.05--That Person!--Mark 6:2-3) Sometimes we want to believe something so hard that even when we know the truth, we cling to the error. I grew up believing that all cats were sneaky and couldn’t be trusted. All dogs were rather dumb and couldn’t be devious if more

  • Judging Books! (10.20.05--That Person!--Esther ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Oct 19, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    Judging Books! (10.20.05--That Person!--Esther 3:5-6) The other day, a jehovah’s witness came to my door. I’ve seen them many times in the past as they slowly travel down my driveway and descend upon my doorbell. I know what differentiates my faith from theirs and have learned stock answers to more

  • Leveling The Ground! (10.21.05--That ...

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Oct 19, 2005
    based on 1 rating

    Leveling the Ground! (10.21.05--That Person!--Genesis 5:3-5) As I paid for my fuel purchase in he came. Everyone in town knew him as just plain Frank. He was dirty, loud and smelly. Most people avoided him because he was just different from most other folks. He didn’t bath or shower but once in a more

  • Video Clip: Shrek 2 - Start: Ch.4-0:12:34 ...  PRO

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jan 14, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    Video Clip: Shrek 2 - Start: Ch.4-0:12:34 End:0:14:58 = 2:24 Shrek and Fiona have been summoned to meet Fiona’s parents - the King and Queen of Far, Far Away. The people of this land think they are going to see a beautiful couple but instead are confronted by ogre’s. Their more

  • I Like What Jesse Duplantis Says About It, He ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Jun 26, 2002
    based on 2 ratings

    I like what Jesse Duplantis says about it, he says that we were all made of dirt, that there’s white dirt, red dirt, yellow dirt, brown dirt, and black dirt, so we all came from the same place, we’re dirt. We would think that it crazy if we saw one clump of dirt telling another clump of dirt"I’m more

  • Moving Into Diversity  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 15, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    MOVING INTO DIVERSITY Newer neighborhoods rate best on diversity, report says Fast-growing cities in the West and South - which drew residents to neighborhoods built after passage of fair-housing laws - are among the US’s most racially diverse, according to a Census Bureau report. Still, it more

  • When Sherry And I Lived In Pottstown, We Shopped ...  PRO

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Aug 22, 2003
    based on 2 ratings

    When Sherry and I lived in Pottstown, we shopped at the ShopRite Supermarket I town. In fact I would say that at that time it was probably the most popular of the Super Markets. Well there was really only one easy way to get to ShopRite, and that was to cross a small bridge. Well, the time came more

  • A Black Man And A White Man Were Driving Down ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 8, 2003
    based on 8 ratings

    A black man and a white man were driving down the road, debating the topic of whether Jesus was black or white. On and on they went. Back and forth. "He was white" says the white guy, "because he was jewish, and the shroud confirms, that he was caucasian. "No he was black." says the black man. more

  • There's A Song By Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Written ...  PRO

    Contributed by Ken Kersten on Apr 28, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    There’s a song by Oscar Hammerstein II, written in 1949 You’ve got to be taught to hate and fear, You,ve got to be taught from year to year, It’s got to be drummed in your dear little ear. You’ve got to be carefully taught You’ve got to be taught to be afraid Of people whose eyes are oddly more

  • I Remember Back In The Times Of The Civil Rights ...

    Contributed by Fred Mueller on Dec 16, 2004

    I remember back in the times of the Civil Rights movement, psychologists were studying bigotry and prejudice. They found that a way of getting people to change their attitudes was to get them to say something unbigoted. Thus if you could get people to say that whites and blacks are equal and more

  • We're All ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 8, 2008

    WE’RE ALL DIRT I like what Jesse Duplantis says about pride and prejudice. He says that we were all made of dirt, that there’s white dirt, red dirt, yellow dirt, brown dirt, and black dirt, so we all came from the same place; we’re dirt. We would think that it crazy if we saw one clump of dirt more

  • All ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 11, 2008

    ALL ALIKE? The pilot was Jewish, and the co-pilot was Taiwanese. It was the first time they had flown together, and it was obvious by the silence that they didn’t get along. After 30 minutes, the Captain finally spoke. He said, "I don’t like Chinese." The co-pilot replied, "Why is that?" The more

  • In His Autobiography, Mahatma Gandhi Wrote That ...

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Sep 29, 2008

    In his autobiography, Mahatma Gandhi wrote that during his student days he read the Gospels seriously and considered converting to Christianity. He believed that in the teachings of Jesus he could find the solution to the caste system that was dividing the people of India. So one Sunday he decided more

  • Prince Caspian Is About A Crucial Theme Of The ...

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Dec 15, 2008

    Prince Caspian is about a crucial theme of the gospel of God’s kingdom—reconciliation. It is about the reconciliation between High King Peter and Prince Caspian. [view clip] It is the reconciliation that Prince Caspian has with his hatred and anger from his past. But most of all it about the more

  • John Howard Griffin Was A White Man Who Believed ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Mar 3, 2009

    John Howard Griffin was a white man who believed he could never understand the plight of African-Americans unless he became like one. In 1959, he darkened his skin with medication, sun lamps, and stains, then traveled throughout the South. His book, Black Like Me, helped whites better understand more

  • Bigotry Does Not Consist In A Man Being ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007

    "Bigotry does not consist in a man being convinced he is right; that is not bigotry, but sanity. Bigotry consists in a man more

  • The People Who Are The Most Bigoted Are The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007

    The people who are the most bigoted are the people who have more