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Posts by The Rev. Gil Caldwell

How I See it

Reactions to Trayvon Martin’s death in context

Before any people ignore the gravity of the response of black individuals like myself to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the trial of his killer, I suggest they turn... Read More

President Barack Obama presented the Presidential Citizens Medal to 18 recipients in a ceremony Feb. 15, 2012, at the White House. Photo courtesy of Jean Hodges.

What it means to perform ‘exemplary deeds of service’ for our country and fellow citizens

Eighteen Americans were honored Feb. 15 in the East Room of the White House because they had "performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens." Read More

An open letter to the United Methodist Council of Bishops

On July 19, 2012, more than 70 people sent a letter to the United Methodist Council of Bishops demanding that the bishops charge Retired Bishop Melvin G. Talbert with “violating his responsibility to... Read More