Jesus is Lord

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Pastoral Prayer: Holy One, we fear for our lives and so we arm ourselves, we fear others and so make rules against them, we fear you and receive the experiences of suffering as your displeasure with us. We need again the Good News that Jesus, the  Suffering One, suffered Continue reading

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Faithful Presence #4 – An Advent Series

Mary could tell stories. For more than fifty years she worked with youth. Sadness gripped her when she thought of those who made life choices that ended in pain. Joy welled up when she recalled many a young person who took up different practices fueled by a different truth … Continue reading

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Work for the End of the World as We Know It – Andrew Smith, a.k.a. Postmodern Negro

You should pay attention to Anthony Smith. Several years ago I helped coordinate a facilitated interview with Anthony for a group of students. He inspired me to pick up a copy of the Baldwin: Collected Essays. I thought you may need to be encouraged to hope for … Continue reading

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