RACE TO THE CURE, pt. 4

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Aaron and Stacey Jackson are not just living the American Dream – they’re building it. It’s the quintessential bootstrap story of rising above the challenges of the past and making something of yourself. There are just a couple of wrinkles in the narrative. For one, they committed early on to build their lives, home and family on the foundation of Jesus Christ, and Him alone. The second thing is that for all their honest striving and accomplishments, they absolutely cannot shake off one burden: They were born black in a white world. How they prepared their sons for manhood in dangerous times is one major focus of the story, and… Read More

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RACE TO THE CURE, pt. 3

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Aaron and Stacey Jackson are not just living the American Dream – they’re building it. It’s the quintessential bootstrap story of rising above the challenges of the past and making something of yourself. There are just a couple of wrinkles in the narrative. For one, they committed early on to build their lives, home and family on the foundation of Jesus Christ, and Him alone. The second thing is that for all their honest striving and accomplishments, they absolutely cannot shake off one burden: They were born black in a white world. How they prepared their sons for manhood in dangerous times is one major focus of the story, and… Read More

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RACE TO THE CURE, pt. 2

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Aaron and Stacey Jackson are not just living the American Dream – they’re building it. It’s the quintessential bootstrap story of rising above the challenges of the past and making something of yourself. There are just a couple of wrinkles in the narrative. For one, they committed early on to build their lives, home and family on the foundation of Jesus Christ, and Him alone. The second thing is that for all their honest striving and accomplishments, they absolutely cannot shake off one burden: They were born black in a white world. How they prepared their sons for manhood in dangerous times is one major focus of the story, and… Read More

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RACE TO THE CURE, pt. 1

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Aaron and Stacey Jackson are not just living the American Dream – they’re building it. It’s the quintessential bootstrap story of rising above the challenges of the past and making something of yourself. There are just a couple of wrinkles in the narrative. For one, they committed early on to build their lives, home and family on the foundation of Jesus Christ, and Him alone. The second thing is that for all their honest striving and accomplishments, they absolutely cannot shake off one burden: They were born black in a white world. How they prepared their sons for manhood in dangerous times is one major focus of the story, and… Read More

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We Are Left With The Cross

Fire is on my mind as I scroll through image after image of the grand Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France crumbling into a burning heap on the banks of the Seine. Centuries of history, religion, and tradition have been lost in the blaze and the world mourns along with Parisians who have gathered on an island in the Seine to grieve and weep together. NBC news reports that a majority of the artifacts, artwork, and other relics were saved. This, of course, comes as a relief to many who call themselves Catholics, Christians, or simply admirers of the history housed there. As the world presses into Paris’ loss, many… Read More

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