Author Archives for Rev. Eugene James

Response to Election Results

November 17, 2016 6:04 pm Published by Comments Off on Response to Election Results

To say that this just completed presidential election campaign was most unusual would be an epic understatement. Unfortunately, it deteriorated...


Reflections: More Bitter Fruit

June 25, 2015 5:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Reflections: More Bitter Fruit

The massacre of nine people gathered to study God’s word at historic Emmanuel A.M.E Church in Charleston, South Carolina is...


Christmas Greetings

December 18, 2014 5:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Christmas Greetings

“Joy to the world, the Lord has come…” This quote from my favorite Christmas Carol captures the reason for the...


REFLECTION: Is this Justice?

December 3, 2014 9:09 pm Published by Comments Off on REFLECTION: Is this Justice?

After an agonizingly long wait, the decision of the Ferguson Grand Jury has been announced. The fact that the officer...


Frustration and Determination

July 7, 2014 2:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Frustration and Determination

It was with great joy and thanksgiving that the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Michigan Region formally renewed our partnership...


The Miracle on Pasadena Avenue – 1

January 29, 2014 11:08 pm Published by Comments Off on The Miracle on Pasadena Avenue – 1

Someone has said that success occurs when preparation and opportunity meet. I believe an analysis of the major success stories...


Remembrance: Cade & Ratcliff

August 30, 2013 5:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Remembrance: Cade & Ratcliff

During the month of August, two quietly significant giants that impacted the ministry of the Michigan Region made their transition. ...


Crystal: Stewardship of the Forest

June 7, 2013 9:33 am Published by Comments Off on Crystal: Stewardship of the Forest

Currently, the view of parts of the forest on the Crystal Conference Center property is not appealing by any stretch...


Reflection: Unimaginable Evil

April 17, 2013 4:51 pm Published by Comments Off on Reflection: Unimaginable Evil

There are many questions that come to mind in the aftermath of a tragedy, but the most common and most...


REFLECTION: Guns

January 31, 2013 9:55 pm Published by Comments Off on REFLECTION: Guns

There is so much controversy around issues involving guns and gun control, causing emotionally charged responses on both sides of...