Demetrius Minor is a minister, author and political commentator. He is a former radio talk show host and television personality. He is also a member of the Project 21 advisory board of black conservative leaders across the United States.
In the midst of the turbulence of 2020, I remembered a challenge given by my pastor to make good use of our time in quarantine: step out of your comfort zone and do something bold and new! Sunflower Seeds: Poetry in a Pandemic is the result of rising to that challenge. I pray you will find it encouraging and uplifting.
A spiritual church is one that not only encounters persecution, but embraces it. If everyone is a cheerleader of your acts, you’re doing something wrong. Persecution is healthy. It’s proof that the church can endure growing pains.
What questions should the church ask when it comes to persecution?