Mar 8, 2016

Street youth's anger turns to hope

This young black street youth held the Hope candle high after lighting it at our annual Christmas party. Angry, disenfranchised and sometimes behaving badly, he would fit in with many of the headlines of the past year. Yet he learned to light his candle and guard it carefully from being snuffed out by all he sees in the world. Such a gesture would have been unimaginable just weeks before, but now he was leading part of our worship service. Headlines don't tell us everything about race issues.

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