We know that, “..God created man[kind] in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” (Genesis 1:27). Therefore, every person, of every tribe, nation and tongue has intrinsic value, worth and dignity which no one can erase.
Frederick Douglass wrote, “The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion.” Repentance (change of mind/heart) is a double-sided coin.. a two stage process. Turning away from a previous practice, paradigm or pattern is not enough. Repentance also calls us to turn toward a new way of being which, in turn, brings..
No true-to-life story begins, or develops, without some kind of brokenness to heal, a battle to fight, or a situation in need of salvation. There have always been circumstances which create the need for resolution, restoration, and renewal.