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Archive for Democracy
Aug 2011 11

A Letter to President Obama

August 10, 2011 The President The White House Washington D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: My family and I are praying for you and your family. No one knows except those who have walked in your shoes what it is like to assume the enormous burdens of leading our nation during its current crises. Having said […]

Oct 2007 06

Democracy in Peril: Voting our Values and Valuing Our Vote

South Oakland County NAACP, October 6, 2007 Today as we look out over our beloved country, would it be an exaggeration to say that our democracy is in grave peril; that the ship of state appears to be nose-diving into a deep abyss; that special interests appear to be corroding our basic freedoms, rights and […]

May 2006 28

“Oh, Say Can you See?”

Remembering our Soldiers this Memorial Day Weekend Sunday May 28, 2006 As we pause this memorial weekend, to remember the men and women who have served and are currently doing tours of duty in the armed serves, law enforcement and other agencies in our land, let us not forget those who have given their lives […]

May 2005 23

Defending Progressive Moral Values Against Religious Intolerance

A presentation to the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR), May 23, 2005 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Royal Oak, Michigan. Carlyle Fielding Stewart, III I want to call attention to some of the troubling trends that I see developing between conservative Evangelicals and conservative Republicans in their efforts to consolidate political power and homogenize […]

Sep 2004 26

The Political Responsibilities of the Christian Church

Delivered on The Lord’s Day | September 26, 2004 Proverbs 31:8-9 Ecclesiastes 4:1-12 Matthew 5:14-16 James 2:14-26 “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly: defend the rights of the poor and needy.” Proverbs 31:8-9 “You are the light of the […]

Jan 2003 21

The Color of Our Skin and the Content of our Curriculum: Towards the Beloved Community

Delivered at Derby Middle School, Birmingham, Michigan | January 21, 2003 He was one of the most important persons of the twentieth century. Perhaps no other person since Winston Churchill and Mohandas K. Gandhi, has one person had as broad an impact in shaping the conscience of a nation. The only American civilian who has […]

Jan 2002 10

“Our Common Ground.”

Delivered on the Occasion of the Governor of The State of Michigan’s First Annual Interfaith Service January 10, 2002 Isaiah 43:14 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up. Do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert […]

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