Jarvis DeBerry is a writer and columnist for The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Why Those Who Stayed Stayed and Why They Might Now Want to Leave
Sunday morning August 28, 2005, a tiny fraction of the members of Christian Unity Baptist Church showed up for an early morning service. To my memory, there was no sermon preached. We who were there stood in a circle and said whether we were leaving or staying. Then we held hands, prayed and said...