Author Archive of Ericnealemoore

2013 Recap of COH “In the beginning…”

IN THE BEGINNING... The idea of the COH formed in my thinking over a long period of time. By the fall of 2012 I had pastored for almost 20 years, engaged with politics for 8 years and had been immersed in the regional prayer movement for 12 years. COH was birthed from the convergence of these three streams. I saw firsthand the unhealthy relationship between Church and Government. Either the Church was “in bed” with one party or the other, or

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“As goes Detroit…”

That was the headline of an article in the Washington Post a couple weeks ago. The opening sentences have profound spiritual implications... URBAN AMERICA has a much-needed new truth-teller, and his name is Kevyn Orr. Mr. Orr is emergency manager for Detroit - a Democrat tasked by Michigan's Republican governor, Rick Snyder, with arresting the financial death spiral in that state's largest city. On June 14, Mr. Orr issued a 128-page report that cut

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The REAL Problems with Supreme Court Hearings on Marriage

A battle is brewing in the Supreme Court hearings this week. Tuesday the Supreme Court will hear arguments on Proposition 8, California’s law defining marriage. Wednesday it will hear arguments regarding the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) signed into law by President Bill Clinton. I am very concerned about what the Court will decide but not for the reason you may think.  Let me give you two ideas and then a suggestion. First idea, the REAL problem

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A Response to ‘Why White Churches Ignore Black History Month” By Bishop Williams

I pastor in the hood in Detroit. I was born and raised in Detroit and, in this city, I am a majority! In 2008, during a memorial commemoration of the Detroit riots of 1968, I met Pastor Eric Neale Moore who befriended me, in spite of my reluctance. Almost two and a half years later, Eric became a member of our church, humbly submitting to my pastorate and partnering with the incredible group of brothers and sisters who assemble in a struggling community

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Why white Churches Ignore Black History Month

Why White Churches Ignore Black History Month By Eric Neale Moore I pastor in the hood in Detroit. You can see by my picture I am a minority person. Almost two and a half years ago God directed the steps of my life to partner with an incredible group of brothers and sisters who worship together in a building located in a struggling community near the Davison and Linwood. I am their Pastor of Spiritual Formation. During February, Black History Month,

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Spiritually Wise Know Not to Touch Jesus’ Bride

American government is guilty of abusing the Church. Jesus is not happy when people mess with His Bride! The story of the Bible is that the Father is preparing a Bride for His Son. The culmination of the story is a wedding feast for Jesus and His Bride! Jesus loved this Bride so much that He even gave His life for her. In this season He is working to make this beloved Bride spotless, wrinkle and blemish free. He does not take kindly to those who

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