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rev. dr. otis moss iii

Untie that colonized colt. Loose that disenfranchised donkey

Ecumenical Advocacy Days roared from 0 to 60 Monday in the short span of a sermon preached by one of the nation’s most gifted preachers, the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, senior pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago.

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While stories such as the war in Ukraine, structural racism, systemic poverty, the plight of refugees from around the world, and the increasing impacts of climate change make headlines, people of faith are advocating for scripturally-based positions on those issues and many more.

It’s time to name the demon

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III remembers the heartbroken grandmother of a man in denial of his drug addiction. “Son,” she told him one day, “until you name the demon, you ain’t never gonna be free.”

‘Look well to the growing edge!’

The Rev. Dr. Gregory Ellison II has discovered heaven on Earth. For him it involves spending time at the Haley Farm in Clinton, Tennessee, with others who admire, as he does, the late Rev. Dr. Howard Thurman, one of Christianity’s most celebrated authors, preachers, scholars and mystics — and then being asked to edit a book on Thurman.

Unity and justice on display ministering in America’s Second City

The Rev. Otis Moss III, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, and Tanya Watkins, executive director of Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation, which carries the memorable acronym SOUL, may take slightly different approaches to serving their community.

It’s time to name the demon

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III remembers the heartbroken grandmother of a man in denial of his drug addiction. “Son,” she told him one day, “until you name the demon, you ain’t never gonna be free.”