By J. Randal Matheny © 2015
A homeowner in Sikeston [Mo.] has decorated his yard with a black man hanging from a noose and a Ku Klux Klan figure. The decorations can be seen from Interstate 55. via KAIT-8.
Racism isn’t dead yet. It never will be. As long as men resist the gospel, they will also harbor hate in their hearts toward their fellow humans, all created by the Almighty.
No law can eradicate racism. Only the gospel can open our eyes that God loves everyone equally. His mission includes every single human being on earth. His love knows no color, class, or kin.
Let the man keep his display. And let everyone who passes by say, “There lives a pagan.”
Where I grew up there were no black families. When I was, oh, 12 or so, a Mexican family rented my uncle’s farm, across from my grandpa’s place. Continue reading