Metanoia is the word translated as repent in the Bible, but what it means in the Green is a change or
turning of the heart. It is a radical reorientation of life. We need this turning in our heartland, but not just out there in Ferguson--here in Melrose as well.
In the link below is a response to the verdict written by Matt Boulton, who is the current President of Christian Theological Seminary. He was a seminary professor of mine at ANTS. I found his words hopeful. I hope you do as well.
Matthew Myer Boulton
Here at the Highlands, we wish you a day of many blessings. As you gather with family and friends for a shared meal, may you be grateful.