“We Have a Moral Responsibility”

“Justice, humanity, and sound policy. We better work on repairing our foundation before it can’t be put back together!” – #ToddCPittman

Yep, I Said It!

. . . and so did Exodus 22:21 (NLT) – You must not mistreat or oppress foreigners in any way. Remember, you yourselves were once foreigners in the land of Egypt.

“Man oh man, we’ve got to get it together. As individuals, we collectively make up a family called God’s children. I could be wrong but I believe the Father of our family has an expectation of us to care for each other. I mean, after all, there are two great commandments that the others are founded on and that is to love God with all our heart and love others as we love ourself. But there’s no doubt in my mind it seems we’ve slipped off that foundation. Here it is 2020 and in this beautiful nation called the United States of America, we are still not embracing the reality that if we live here we live in a country that was built up over time by foreigners, slaves, immigrants, refugees, and other strangers to a land that was once solely occupied by indigenous Americans. Man, we’ve got to strengthen our foundation because the oppression, the mistreatment, and the lack of humanity for those not born in the United States is beyond living with a lack of focus, it is now living lost in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. Let’s think back to the biblical command that foreigners were not only to be tolerated but to be received with full protection. Now think about all the folk suffering right now and don’t know where their next meal is coming from and today we start to consider a proposal – the HEALS Act – that will decrease the support of families in need by 67% but turn around and allocate $1.75 Billion – BILLION – to build a new FBI building. That my family is an example of an eroding foundation when it comes to the prioritization of our moral responsibilities.” – #ToddCPittman

Published by #ToddCPittman

Although my heart will always live at Christ the King Church in Dacula, GA under the guidance of Senior Pastor, Reverend Marion Sailor. While residing in northern Maryland, I am a member of Channel of Grace in Edgewood, MD under the direction of Lead Pastor Kenneth Harper; and I enjoy the fellowship of Covenant Living Fellowship in Randallstown, MD under the direction of Pastors Donald & Danielle Lewis. In my professional life, I am the Director of Member Experience + Communications at the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers and I also have the privilege of serving as the Executive Director of the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility (iCSR). I am a proud father of four and husband to Dr. Yolonda Pittman. Following undergrad at Syracuse University, I am currently pursuing my Master of Arts in Christian Studies (MACS) at Luther Rice College & Seminary. VISIT | https://linktr.ee/ToddCPittman

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