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.

Blessed are the Merciful

This photo and everything about it weighs heavy on me. Why COVID-19 naysayers still exist is beyond my understanding. When I see images like this I am reminded of the depth and humanness of its realness. To all my friends … Continue reading

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She Speaks (a parable)

With a rhyme on her lips and rhythm in her heart, she meets the eyes of the gathered. She opens the Holy Book and turns the page. She speaks: ‘“If we say we are his we must follow the example … Continue reading

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The Work of Christmas

“The Work of Christmas” is written by Howard Thurman from his work, The Mood of Christmas and Other Celebrations. When the song of the angels is stilled,when the star in the sky is gone,when the kings and princes are home,when … Continue reading

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Hope, Peace, Joy and Love has Come to Us on Christmas Day

An excerpt from a sermon preached by John Chrysostom (c. 347-407): What shall I say! And how shall I describe this Birth to you? For this wonder fills me with astonishment. The Ancient of days has become an infant. He … Continue reading

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Advent Love for Christmas Eve

In loneliness, there is hope because the Christ child is Immanuel. In confusion, there can be peace because the Christ child is Immanuel. In sorrow, there can be joy because the Christ child is Immanuel. In darkness, there can be … Continue reading

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