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She Does Not Just Wear the Clerical Collar: An Interview with Lori Walke

Lori walked briskly through the Rotunda. Determined to raise awareness among Oklahoma congressional representatives of the harmful effects of predatory lending, she stood out among the crowd. It was the collar. Or was it?… Continue reading

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What Does It Profit a Pastor to Run for Local Office?

When he learned I was on the City Council, my friend remarked, “I did not take you for Constantinian.” At once I felt I disappointed one of my man-crush’s. I also┬árealized how broad brushed generalizations work.… Continue reading

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Subtle Parasites: A Parable of Sorts

Once upon a time a small community grew up within a larger city. The people gathered to consider the shared benefits of local government and schools, shared life together.… Continue reading

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One and Many or, Serving Is Seeing

Happy first day of Spring! Shortly I will be out pruning our decorative grasses for new growth. Herbs will be planted in their own little place. Weeds will be pulled from the flower beds. Garden sprinklers will readied for use. Here’s to hoping the actions of one will produce … Continue reading

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Prayers for Guatemala – Friday Photo

Soon we will make plans for our March trip to Guatemala to work with local pastors. Upon hearing of the recent earthquake I have been thinking of those young men who will serve the needs of those in their areas affected. Even if the quake were miles away, there … Continue reading

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