How These Descendants of Slave Owners, Slaves Are Pursuing Racial Justice

(courtesy Presbyterian-Reformed Ministries International)

In this first podcast about healing the soul of America and the West, Bishop Jim Logan and Rev. Dr. Brad Long share deeply of their own experience of healing from wounding of past and present racial injustice. They are working together, praying for a great outpouring of the Holy Spirit to heal the soul of America through the restoration of the biblical Judeo-Christian foundations upon which the U.S. and Western culture were founded.

Together they represent two streams—Dr. Long's ancestors were Southern slave owners, and Bishop Logan is African American:

We tell the story of how we were able to firsthand experience repentance and confession of our participation in both the sin of slavery and in the wounding that took place in those who were enslaved. This Spirit-led event actually took place on the land that my slave-owning English and Scottish ancestors had owned from before the American Revolution.

Together Bishop Logan and I experienced the fulfillment of Martin Luther King Jr.'s prophetic vision in the 1963, "I Have a Dream" speech, in which he said:

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"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slaveowners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood."

Except in our situation, this was taking place on the "red hills" of North Carolina, and the land once owned by my slave-owning ancestors.

For the full story, listen to the episode of Charisma Connection on the Charisma Podcast Network here.

James H. Logan, Jr, is the founder of Jim Logan Evangelistic Ministry (JLEM), founder and senior pastor of Kingdom Fellowship Christian Center, birthed in 2004, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, and founder and presiding bishop of Kingdom Fellowship of Churches, International. Visit his website here.

Rev. Dr. Zeb Bradford Long, a former missionary to Korea and Taiwan, is the executive director of Presbyterian-Reformed Ministries International, founded in 1966, which is part of the worldwide movement of the Holy Spirit. He is the founder of the Dunamis Project for fulfilling Acts 1:4-8, an equipping process for Christians to learn to cooperate with the Holy Spirit in advancing the kingdom of God. Visit his website here.

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