Salt, Light and Love – Our Common Christian Identity

This is the text of my homily delivered at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Ottawa in celebration of Black History Month. Bible readings for Epiphany 5, Year A – Isaiah 58:1-12; Psalm 112:1-9; 1 Corinthians 2:1-12; Matthew 5: 13-20 Audio version : Click on February 9 – Black History Month Sunday  The four Bible readings thisContinue reading “Salt, Light and Love – Our Common Christian Identity”

Bible lessons for Black History Month

Euro-centric interpretations of the Bible have generally failed to acknowledge the presence and role of Black people in the Bible.  Christians need to gain an understanding of Black personalities in the Bible and to fully acknowledge their contribution to the spreading of the good news. The account of the conversion of the Ethiopian eunuch, anContinue reading “Bible lessons for Black History Month”