Interrupting Racism

Sermon 3/22: A link to listen to this sermon is provided here. Intro: Hello, if you have never met me, my name is Devon Bailey and I am the Director of Youth Ministries here at First Church.  When I first came out to interview for this job, I was literally leaving a protest. A 10 … Continue reading Interrupting Racism

If social harmony means submitting to lies and racism, then it is not peace but oppression.

There is a strong mentality out there that we must behave towards the lies and aggressions of this Presidency and this movement manifested by Trump. That it’s important that business as usual be maintained. But I really want to ask, what does that benefit? And who does that benefit? Democrats seem to think their respect … Continue reading If social harmony means submitting to lies and racism, then it is not peace but oppression.

Today, I got into an altercation with the guy who killed the Sutherland Springs shooter.

Today, I got into an altercation with the guy who killed the Sutherland Springs shooter. Who was out there telling a crowd that God gave and blessed him with the second amendment. That God empowered him to go kill that man. I hate what this says about God. That God just let over two dozen … Continue reading Today, I got into an altercation with the guy who killed the Sutherland Springs shooter.

What is in the way? A sermon on confronting white supremacy.

The following is a sermon I gave on the second anniversary of the racist violence in Charlottesville. There is a phone audio recording should you prefer to listen or follow along.   Last week was tough. If you were paying attention to the news, I imagine it was tough for you as well. In the … Continue reading What is in the way? A sermon on confronting white supremacy.