September 13, 2020

Dallas GProAcademy Global ReGathering

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Français (French) العربية (Arabic)Global ReGathering   Dallas GProAcademy Global ReGathering June 29, 2020   Since 2005, God has brought about RREACH’s annual flagship event—the Global Proclamation Academy—each June in Dallas. Alas, the current environment did not permit RREACH to host a 2020 class. If the Lord wills, we look forward to June 2021. However, the God who is bigger than the global pandemic allowed RREACH to do something better. We invited all our graduates since 2005 to gather for a couple of memorable and strategic hours at a video meeting. Some of […]
September 2, 2020

“Testing, Testing, Testing…” Series

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Français (French) العربية (Arabic)We hope you enjoy this timely article series from Dr. Ramesh Richard. “Testing, Testing, Testing” was originally shared in RR Crossing, a RREACH spiritual health resource. Below is an overview of the four-part series complete with the corresponding video message from Dr. Richard. “Testing, Testing, Testing… Global PAN(DEM)IC and a Sound Faith” Introduction “A global contagion has unnerved the collective human psyche. Panic is embedded in pandemic, not solely in letter, but in spirit. The scale and speed of this pathogen have united the world in fear. You, too, […]
August 20, 2020

“Testing, Testing, Testing …” Part I – An Identity Check

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Français (French) العربية (Arabic) Testing, Testing, Testing … Global PAN(DEM)IC and a Sound Faith Part I of III Dr. Ramesh Richard Disruptions always test the quality of our self-identity. We form identities for other people’s benefit, and sometimes at another’s expense. Psychologists and sociologists point to multiple types of identities with many inputs and components. For instance, identity politics divides by race, color, caste, religion, gender and so on. Identity economics categorizes society by monetary markers, whether in a three-class or nine-class hierarchy. As with the American Great Depression, widespread crises serve […]
August 20, 2020

“Testing, Testing, Testing …” Part III – A Security Check

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Français (French) العربية (Arabic) Testing, Testing, Testing… Global PAN(DEM)IC and a Sound Faith Part III of III Dr. Ramesh Richard   Security builds on survival—a basic human need—but takes a longer view. You and I have physically survived until now, or we wouldn’t be in dialogue. But physical survival does not guarantee security. The onslaught of a dangerous infectious agent threatens the physical health of tens of thousands, myself included. It also undermines economic and psychological safety. “Shelter-in-place” mandates restrict current movement and activity in our city. Economic upheaval eerily looms over […]