Author Archives: Fred

About Fred

I am a follower of Jesus, husband and father. I am a son, brother, friend, multi-vocational pastor with Williamsburg Christian Church, TEDx alum, ethnographer, community organizer, published author, founder and president of 3e Restoration Inc, and adjunct professor at Rochester University and Regent University. I received my B.S. in Ministry/Bible at Amridge University and my Masters of Religious Education in Missional Leadership (MREML) from Rochester University. I am currently working toward my Doctorate of Ministry in Contextual Theology at Northern Seminary.

Inside or Outside of the Church

“How can or should processing things like mass shootings work in the Church? How can or should followers of Jesus process these things? Lord, who do we need to be in this moment and in a society like ours?!? Is … Continue reading

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Jesus, Truth and Freedom: A Contextualization from John 8:30-37

Jesus found himself in a debate with religious and political leaders after standing with a woman whose life was being used to prove a political point. We often call her “the woman caught in adultery.” I won’t get into whether … Continue reading

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Idols

If there is one thing I’ve learned (and am learning) in two decades of vocational ministry is that you don’t reason someone out of idolatry. There may be some who are beginning to see the fragility and futility of their … Continue reading

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Idolatry

In the Hebrew Scriptures, injustice always follows idolatry, because idols disable love for neighbors. And lack of neighborly love leads to injustice. Violence is a form of injustice performed toward a neighbor. Violence, in all its forms, is a theological … Continue reading

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Groceries

We say the danger is CRT. What about shopping for groceries?What about denying what we see?White supremacy. Father Whiteness says, “You’re being political.”Lady Wisdom says “You’re being insensible.”Creator God says, “This is theological.”White supremacy. Why all the defensiveness?Why the lack … Continue reading

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