Freedom Ride 2013: Join Us!

As America prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, I’m excited to announce that School for Conversion is accepting applications for this year’s 21st-Century Freedom Ride, Dec 14-18, 2013. Fifty years ago, when America’s Freedom Movement was challenging segregation in the South, black [Read More…]

Precious Lord: A Poet’s Cry

  I’ve heard a recording of Thomas Dorsey telling the story of how, after his wife’s death during childbirth, he could not even find words to pray. Some friends who were keeping vigil with him said, “Just start.” So he said, “Lord…” But he couldn’t find anything more to say. One of his friends said, [Read More…]