January 2021

Being Faithful and True to God’s Way

2nd Sunday After Epiphany, January 17, 2021- 1st Samuel 3:1-10, John 1:43-51- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - My children grew up reading and viewing the Star Wars’ sagas, which, in some ways, influenced my son Devon’s path to ordained ministry. I remember him saying that the Jedi knights reminded him of Christian clergy… Continue reading Being Faithful and True to God’s Way

April 2020

Hosanna! Save Us from Ourselves!

Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020- Matthew 21:1-11- The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas - As a young pastor serving a church in a poor section of Little Rock, Arkansas, I joined a coalition of churches that successfully prevented X-rated movie houses and related industry from moving into an already depressed neighborhood. We were warned of… Continue reading Hosanna! Save Us from Ourselves!