Evidence of the decline of American Culture emerges in African American communities. Public displays of the problem continuously stream in the news media and on reality TV. Many Christians recognize the cultural deterioration and genuinely desire change that moves us forward. Unfortunately, for some, like the proverbial frog in the kettle, it is difficult to determine the boiling point if you think you are merely enjoying a bubbling Jacuzzi.
This piece is taken from a series of interviews with Rev. Dr. Kent Millard, retired United Methodist Clergy, who went to Selma, Alabama as a Boston University School of Theology student, after hearing Dr. King call for seminary students to come to Selma to support the voting rights marches.
Recently, Rethink Church spoke with Gustavo Vasquez, Director of Hispanic Latino Communication at United Methodist Communications, about immigration, the role of faith, and our current political season. This is an excerpt of that discussion.