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This Issue:

MarApr 2018

  • Lost
  • Extravagance
  • Hidden Pain
  • and more!


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Bystander or Standing By?

Jackie Clark & Jim Still-Pepper

You have the choice: Be a passive bystander or choose to stand by the person who is bullied.

04/11/18 at 07:55 AM

Standing Up for Justice

Michael W. Waters

ADORNING THE WALLS of my pastoral study are pictures of such icons as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Malcolm X. Also included is a picture of…

04/10/18 at 03:19 PM

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Lectio on Injustice

Beth Richardson

Hurtful words, harmful acts, crushing stereotypes — engage discrimination through lectio, prayerfully listening for God’s word to you.

04/10/18 at 09:38 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania.

04/08/18 at 03:47 PM

Putting Good into the World

Wesley Overhults

I like the idea of putting good into the world, in large ways or small. I believe if we do, some of it will come back to us. It…

04/07/18 at 03:14 PM

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Scotty, Danika, Elizabeth, Katherine, Katie & Nakia

Who are the people—in the Bible, the Christian tradition, or the world today—who inspire you to live the radical love of Jesus Christ?

04/06/18 at 11:48 AM

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A Heavy Load

Taylor Gerlach, 18

She was a tiny girl with curious eyes that hinted at suspicion. She held the hands of two smaller children, a blond girl and a dark-skinned boy. A…

04/05/18 at 08:00 AM

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Family of God

Dylan Green, 17

In the summer of my sophomore year, my youth group went on a mission trip to Jamaica, where we hosted a Vacation Bible School. We expected to meet…

04/04/18 at 11:56 AM


Chase Martin, 14

We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

Romans 8:28 (NIV)

My life changed forever when I found out I had Type 1 Diabetes. I was in fourth grade…

04/04/18 at 07:54 AM

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Imagine No Illiteracy

Cameron Walker, 16

A lot of people like to read. Yet, many of us in the United States take our education for granted. Imagine that you have only one book, and…

04/03/18 at 11:48 AM

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