Fragmented Stories: On Love, Loss and Memory

Dear Granny. I’ve always loved you. I hope you understand that. Since I was a little girl, you were one of my most favorite people in the world. Your smile brought me great delight and your house, at least for an eight year old, was full of treasure waiting to be discovered. I remember playing …

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Not ‘Either Or’ But ‘Both And’ and More

I believe that the Bible is the unadulterated Word of God. Inspired by the Holy Spirit, it carries the power to instruct us in the way that we should go, rebuke us when we have fallen short of the glory of God, and teach us every other thing in between. A book of such significance …

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Redefining Freedom in 21st Century America

We often count ourselves privileged, even blessed, to live in a nation where we have access to so many freedoms and rights. In comparison to other nations around the globe, we have the ability to pursue life, love, happiness and a host of other things that people in other countries wish they could enjoy. But …

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Faith and Politics

To what extent should Christian ministers engage in politics? As Christian ministers and leaders become more politically active, this is a question that must be considered. Whether we like it, or rather acknowledge it or not, ministers have spiritual power to speak into the systems of this world, and prophetically call forth the things that …

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Sick of Political Garbage

Several days ago I read an article that just about brought me to tears. It spoke of the rising poverty levels in our nation, affecting disproportionate levels of communities of color as a result of unemployment and the decrease in government benefits that used to help them out 'until they got back on their feet.' …

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