This article originally appeared at TheGospelCoalition.org and was written during the uprising in Baltimore in 2015. Though the riots of that time eventually calmed down along with the accompanying national media coverage, we continue to experience the pain in our city to this day. As I pray for Baltimore, these thoughts still resonate with me.
As a church planter and pastor in Baltimore, my soul is burdened with all of the hurt and pain in my city this week. Though it has been encouraging to know that more people from around the country are praying for my city than ever before, right now I wish the city I love could be famous for different reasons. Continue reading “Broken and Burdened in Baltimore”