The Common Good

Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Blog Posts by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Posted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 9 weeks 1 day ago
This new hymn is inspired by the crisis in Central America that has caused over 70,000 children to take the dangerous journey to the United States in recent months. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has led...
Posted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 15 weeks 6 days ago
Author's Note: This hymn is written with gratitude for foster parents, social workers, and others who do seek to do their best for abused and neglected children and youth. It is written as a prayer...
Posted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 18 weeks 3 days ago
Jesus' teaching to his followers in John 14:6 is a challenging one in our world filled with people of diverse faiths: "Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to...
Posted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 44 weeks 1 hour ago
“Lord, when were you in prison?” we’ll ask of you one day; And when did we go visit you, and listen well, and pray? And when did we show mercy there (as we need mercy, too)? As we love those in...
Posted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette 1 year 8 weeks ago
Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, a pastor who is a foster mother to a four year-old African American boy, wrote this hymn after George Zimmerman was found not guilty for his shooting of Trayvon Martin. She...