Julius Thomas is the Pastor of Community Engagement at Village Church Hampden located in Baltimore, Maryland. He is passionate about gospel centered preaching, the church's response to matters of race, justice, and uniting a divided community. He and his wife, Sara have been married for four years and hope to impact their community for the glory of God.

Who is My Neighbor?
The Importance of Practicing Interracial “Fusion Friendships”
By Julius Thomas II and Aizaiah G. Yong

In contemporary U.S. society, polarization and division are rampant. We have forgotten that we are all neighbors to one another, or in other words, that our destiny is inextricably interwoven. Being a neighbor implies we treat one another with dignity and respect, learning to value and cherish our cultural differences.