The arc of travel defined the community of Oakland.
So keeping cool was always a challenge, especially when otherwise reasonable adults would gather into a confined space on a Sunday morning.
This is part of a series of stories on Oakland Christian Church, a small country church north of Columbia, Missouri. As Garrison Keilor would frequently share, nothing distinguishes a country church more than the food at the fellowship dinners.
Transparency implies a desire to be truthful. It assumes that the adults in the room have the confidence to calmly discuss issues. It assumes that where two people disagree, they can still respect one another. CRT cannot stand up to that test because the more it is investigated, the darker it be