In My Dream

From the Church & Culture Team: Readers of Dr. White's blog will surely know of the events that have been taking place in Charlotte, N.C., over the past week. We thought offering an email Dr. White sent out to the church he serves – Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte – would serve others as it served us.

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Friends:

If you're like me, you're experiencing both grief and frustration over our city's current crisis.

Grief that another human life ended through the barrel of a gun. It doesn't matter how a life is lost, or why; every life is sacred and is to be deeply mourned.

Grief that beyond that loss of life, police officers are in hospitals.

Frustration that protests turn from expressing heartfelt concern to violence and lawlessness - from looting Walmarts to burning trucks. As one protester shouted out to those breaking bottles in the street: "Stop! That's not what this is about!"

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