Moving on: to love Ethnic Minorities and Muslim neighbours.

In light of recent events we are producing this PS Extra by Steve Stockman, minister of Fitzroy Presbyterian Church. It is taken from his Soul Surmise Blog (http://www.stocki.typepad.com) and is reprinted with permission. There has been a lot of talk in the Northern Ireland media this week about Muslims and racism and what Church and political leaders have said. I have blogged enough in response to all of that. It is time now to move on. I don’t mean leaving it behind. I mean moving on to the next stage. We have responded to the lazy stereotyping of races and religions and the tone that sometimes incites wrong reactions. We have looked at how Jesus name can be easily discredited for the wrong reasons. It is now time to move from the negatives to imagining creative positives. Continue reading