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He Who Has Not Sinned, Cast the First Football

“Hey Tom Brady: You’re the play caller. Make a wise audible. You’re the quarterback. Run the right play. You’re the leader. Lead.”  John Pavlovitz Every one has an opinion about Tom Brady. They had it before Deflate-Gate.  But blogger and minister John Pavlovitz has said to Tom what we all want to say. As John puts it, “Tom, you’re … Continue reading

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Single African American Mom Dreamed of Transforming Inner City L.A.

In 2007, I met a woman, whom I’ll call Francine, who called me on behalf of a Los Angeles company which wanted to establish performing arts centers in some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods. The dream was to engage disenfranchised minority youth in the world of the arts in many different forms, so that they might find a refuge after school, … Continue reading