When Church Buildings Burn

The recent disasters involving church buildings around the world have drawn attention to the Christian faith but not for the right reasons. Several weeks ago three historically Black churches in a small area of Louisiana were set on fire. Police have arrested a suspect who they believe is responsible for all three fires. Then the…

The Research Project, Week Eighteen, Louisiana Looks Back

In the coming¬†weeks we will be hearing a lot about the¬†tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The storm was a Category 3 hurricane when it came ashore at New Orleans on August 29, 2005, causing the levees that were supposed to protect the city to fail catastrophically. Much has been made of the government’s response –…