The answer should be you and me. This is long overdue, and it is not easy, but it is necessary. We should be praying for George Zimmerman’s restoration and well being. Before I am trampled by those outraged by the Zimmerman verdict, let me say that I, too, am abhorred that Zimmerman gets to walk free after killing an innocent teen. That is why I took the opportunity to speak at Dallas City Hall for the Trayvon Martin 100 City Vigil as seen in the video below. This does not change the fact, however, that the African-American community — strongly rooted in the church as it is — must not neglect to pray positive prayers for Zimmerman — yes, even in the midst of our hurt and disgust over young Trayvon Martin’s death… Click here to read more.
Ayvaunn Penn is an editor for All Christian News, an award-winning writer, and the author of Ephemeral Moments. This book of poetry and short stories addresses issues such as: struggles of faith, domestic abuse, racial injustice, a falling economy, and contemporary love – all through the eyes of a Christian. It is available for purchase on Create Space eStore. To preview the book, click here. To receive Ayvaunn’s daily Bible devotionals by email, click here.