Suspended in Grief

SUSPENDED IN GRIEF by Dennis W. Foust, Senior Minister of St. John’s Baptist Church of Charlotte   This COVID-19 global pandemic is presenting us with suspended grief.  As we approach this All Saints’ Day, many people are suspended in grief.  This article is offered to those of you who may...

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Getting Along

Getting Along: A Personal Word from Dr. Dennis W. Foust We are living in a time of intense political partisanship and polarization. Too often, these differences can even show up in churches. Although we intend to express our commitments to follow the way of Jesus above all other relationships and...

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Welcoming the Stranger: A St. John’s Legacy

written by Beverly Hester and Nina Phillips Tom’s phone rang on the morning of April 16.  We were already in the midst of lockdown and social distancing in Charlotte.  It was his new friend from Burma, whom he had met at Refugee Support Services on Central Ave.   His friend was...

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