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.

The School of Denial

Denial has always had a few schools located in the God’s Kingdom. I know, because I’ve taken many classes there. It has employed many pastors, politicians and political pundits as its teachers. As fellow graduates of the School of Denial, … Continue reading

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The Renewal of the Historic Triangle Covenant: We Want to Breathe Rally

It was an honor to participate in this important Rally for Greater Williamsburg. The number of neighbors in attendance on June 7, 2020 approximates 800. I am grateful for all who spoke, the civic leaders, religious leaders, the police Chiefs … Continue reading

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Abstract Generalities & Concrete Specifics

I am perplexed. I have found that Christians generally have no problem saying, “I’m a sinner!” until it comes time to name it. It seems we prefer living in the abstract generalities of our faith rather than the concrete specifics. … Continue reading

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The Little Devils

Last night I watched Freedom Summer on Amazon Prime. I heard the newsman from 1961 describe SNCC (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee) as a ‘militant group’ again and again, ever so causally. If you’ve studied your history you know SNCC was … Continue reading

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Peacemaking and Peacekeeping

As I reflect back on my weekend and what I’ve come to learn in my faith tradition, peacemaking is not peacekeeping. Peacekeeping is easy. It costs nothing. It requires only a head nod, keeping one’s mouth shut, a preservation of … Continue reading

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