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 If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, “Here’s a good seat for you,” but say to the poor man, “You stand there” or “Sit on the floor by my feet,”  have you not discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts? (James 2:3,4)

Discrimination! It’s to be avoided at all costs. The word is a hot-button for me.  I grew up in the deep South during the birth- pangs of the Civil Rights movement. The first African American student in our high school’s history was on my cheerleading squad. This was the 70’s in Georgia and racial tensions were high. As captain, I fought to help our team overcome racism and achieve unity.  I wasn’t a follower of Christ at the time.  But in my heart, I knew discrimination was wrong, sinful, unjust. Continue reading