Who is an American
  • Building The Bridge Together

    Christian faith, history is one that is inclusive; bridging the chasm between God and Humankind along with the one between all people one to another as individuals and ethnic groups. By "Building The Bridge Together" over the ethnic/cultural divide, through this blog along with other media, Accord1 attempts challenge Christians and The heterogeneous landscape of our world in a way that requires change from the rambling noise of division into the poetic melody of harmony and unity.
Who is an American

Connecting the Dots in 2016

In a world of interrelated communities, communication and the structures that make up our society, it is imperative to bridge the various fractured ethnocultural  social networks that exist? Agreement is the adhesive agent. However, agreement doesn’t mean that the participants must agree on all matters. As a nation we agree that  All Men are created equal. As Christ followers we … Continue reading

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A Multicultural Bible

We have all kinds of Bibles that vary in language, size, appearance, focus, audience and even translation.  There is seemingly a Bible for every kind of person.  For some, the King James Version has been dethroned, replaced with Eugene Peterson’s The Message or some other version with less thees and thous.  Still, the Bible is…

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Building The Bridge Together

At the top of the February 18th International News Headlines The Pope has weighed in on the Donald and his bombastic (defined as: high sounding but with little meaning, inflated) rhetoric. The Pontiff said: “A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian. This is … Continue reading

Pierced to the Heart
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Every Generation II – Asleep at the Switch

One of the great liabilities of history is that all too many people fail to remain awake through great periods of social change. Every society has its protectors of the status quo and its fraternities of the indifferent who are notorious for sleeping through revolutions. But today our very survival depends on our ability to … Continue reading

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Every Generation

“Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.” ― George Orwell Steven Colbert called it truthiness: “the tendency to accept propositions that one wishes to be true as true, ignoring the usual verification standards for facts.” The “Truthiness” of millennials, a … Continue reading

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Touch

Does Anything ever really touch? Can we really ever feel one anothers pain and can we truly let go enough to invest in each others struggles. In actuality, as proven by quantum physics on the subatomic level; two objects can never meet or touch. This is due to  electrons in opposing atoms resisting one another. Their … Continue reading

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Why

Why is the sky blue? Why does snow melt? Why do people die? Why is that man sleeping on the street? Why can’t I have ice cream? Why do I have to go to bed? -Lois Holzman, Ph.D. Our Children ask us these endless questions that we more times than not, have no absolute answers to. In … Continue reading

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The autumn comes just in time for many; to the heat weary survivors of the blistering Dog Days of Summer. To sports fans, it provides another hopeful beginning for their favorite team on the grid iron. And to many the autumn simply provides a time for simple reflection. The warm days and cool nights provide … Continue reading

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While Asleep

One night, when everyone was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away. Mathew 13:25 Good News Translation (GNT) While asleep, have our voices become silent to the cries of the Disenfranchised. Are we too mesmerized by the voices of hyperbole? Do we understand the real realities of Americans who … Continue reading

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