Midweek Message

LABC Update – Monday, October 24, 2022

Jim Hopkins

October 23, 2022

The Berkeley School of Theology celebrated its 150th Anniversary this past weekend. The highlight of the weekend was the banquet on Friday evening at which the noted theologian Cornel West (author of Race Matters and almost 20 other books) was the speaker.


Thank to Mark Wilson for this photo. Note the Wally Bryen made stole the seminary presented to Dr. West!


“Justice is what love looks like in public. Tenderness is what love looks like in private.”

“The cross was a funky situation.”

“In the Black Baptist tradition there is a preoccupation not only with truth but with beauty.”

“I am not impressed with your success if you are not using it for something greater than yourself.”

“I am who I am because somebody loved me.”