The Unsilent Church:

Reclaiming the church as a great social justice movement maker

Author: Rev. Dr. Deborah Dean-Ware

  • “Walker’s candidacy is a fundamental assault by the Republican Party on the dignity of Black Americans.” Caroline Randall Williams, The Atlantic Dear friends— Josiah and I stayed up too late again last night watching the Georgia runoff results.   To be sure, I am breathing a bit easier today knowing that the Rev. Dr. Senator Raphael […]

  • I’m pooped!

    Hello friends— Today I am tired.  It is what I call a bad brain day…sometimes, especially when it is cloudy, dark, and cold, my ADHD symptoms get worse and I fight with myself all day.  It doesn’t happen often, especially after my sabbatical (I actually feel really good most days).  But every once in a […]

  • Disciplined?

    Dear friends— When I decided to do this little Advent experiment, I had this lofty goal that I would get up early in the morning and write before I did anything else.  I would sit in the quiet living room with a cup of coffee and be inspired by the quiet.  It would be a […]

  • The Vision…

    2 This is what Isaiah, Amoz’s son, saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. 2 In the days to come    the mountain of the Lord’s house    will be the highest of the mountains.    It will be lifted above the hills;        peoples will stream to it.3 Many nations will go and say,“Come, let’s go up to the Lord’s mountain,    to the house of Jacob’s God        so that he may […]

  • Generation to Generation

    Dear friends— This Advent we are utilizing Sanctified Art’s ( new Advent series called Generation to Generation.  I love Sanctified Art’s resources and their work has been a staple for our church during the pandemic.  This particular theme, however, truly speaks to my heart.  Basically, it acknowledges that our sacred story is passed on from […]