In God We Trust? Rumors

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“With this faith, we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope. With this faith, we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood…” -Martin Luther King

Hebrews 11:6 states “without faith it is impossible to please God.” In the attempt to build across the ethnic/cultural divide, building real reconciling relationships, some measure of trust is must be established.

Rumors(Information, often a mixture of truth and untruth, passed around verbally) are a deterrent to trust, relationship and reconciliation. They are the nasty little parasites that hide in between the fibers of the human imagination. They feed off of our fears, prejudices and past experiences, in search of common denominators, or so it may seem. Maybe this is seen as two friends chewing the latest piece of gossip, to the demise of…

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