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.

Perpetua, A North African Mother of the Christian Faith

“Neither can I call myself anything else than what I am, a Christian. . . .Stand fast in the faith, and love one another, all of you, and be not offended at my sufferings.” Perpetua, a North African women martyred … Continue reading

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The Mothers of Our Faith

Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel, Jochebed, Miriam, Rahab, Deborah, Ruth, Hannah, Bathesheba, Jehosheba, Hulda, Esther, Mary, Elizabeth, Anna, Mary of Magdala, Mary of Bethany, Priscilla, Lydia, Phoebe. These are the names of just a few powerful women the Jewish and Christian tradition … Continue reading

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When the darkness encircles me and eyes cannot see, the Voice of love calls out to me, “Christ is present in the darkness.” May that be enough.

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Alexander Crummell (1819-1898)

Alexander Crummell was born free in New York. He received a good education. Although racial injustice denied him entrance to General Theological Seminary, he was eventually ordained in the Episcopal Church. He went on to accomplish extraordinary things and served … Continue reading

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A Word on Trauma and Listening, Pt. 2

“When people begin to talk about their story, assume it, and reflect on it, [they] find meaning and significance in what they have lived through….This is what allows us to go forward in life.” ~ Martha Cabrera, Living and Surviving … Continue reading

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