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.

Dr. King in Context, Part 1

In honor Martin Luther King Day one week from today, I’ll share various excerpts and quotes from his speeches and books. I’ll post once each day. My hope is that all who read will see Dr. King in context. Let’s … Continue reading

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“I said what I said”

Okay, he didn’t say that, but close to it. One of my heroes, Oscar Romero (August 15, 1917 – March 24, 1980), knew extraordinary political social upheaval. He experienced significant blowback due to the social implications of the gospel demanded … Continue reading

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The Epiphany of January 6

Today is Epiphany on the Christian calendar. One year ago today was Epiphany. As a Christian living in these United States, Epiphany will likely never be the same for me. The Sunday following last year, known as Epiphany Sunday, I … Continue reading

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Jesus for Lease

When there is a failure of prophetic imagination in the Church the Christian’s mind goes up for sale and Jesus is put up for lease. Christianity in the USA has a long history of leasing Jesus out for the cause … Continue reading

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Vulnerability & Humility

When the apostle Paul begged God to heal him from whatever it was in his life that caused him trouble–something he believed to be a weakness–he shares (in 2 Corinthians 12:9) God’s reply: “My grace is all you need. My … Continue reading

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