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Aftermath of Ferguson: Reflecting Christ’s Love In The Workplace

In a story that has put a new spotlight on the old problem of race relations, there are three names that the nation has come to know … Ferguson, Michael Brown, and Darren Wilson.

On August 9, 2014, Wilson, a white police officer, shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, in the small St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri. The disputed circumstances resulted in protests, civil unrest, and put a spotlight on the racial divide in America.

Those three names have come to represent this reality – the race schism continues to exist! My colleague, Dr. Luke Bobo says it this way, “We don’t live in a post-racial society.” For the Christian, this is a sobering truth, and one that puts us face-to-face with the problem – especially in our workplaces.

As we near the Grand Jury’s decision regarding Wilson’s indictment, it’s important to think of your Christian response (and responsibility). Following are some ideas to help you reflect Christ’s Love in the Workplace:

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