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Labor Day

Labor Day: the outcome of an organized labor movement determined to disrupt what they believed to be an unjust and exploitive economic system. It was a social justice movement. Labor Day began out of a protest, resulting in more protests … Continue reading

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A word about grace

I offered a word on grace to the WCC family today. We spent a lot of time thinking about what it means to be rescued and liberated by grace. But after reading Paul’s words in Ephesians 2:1-4 (through verse 10), … Continue reading

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About Hope

I’ve come to believe that hope is first a kind of disposition. It’s an openness and anticipation to search for meaning in what is because of what the Christian tradition believe is to come. In that way hope becomes a … Continue reading

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John says, “God is Love.”

John says, “God is love.” This isn’t John’s attempt to describe God as loving. If he wanted to do that he would’ve said, “God is loving” or “faithful in love.” This isn’t love as sentimentality. If he wanted to say … Continue reading

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Pain

Pain given a voice transforms into endurance. Pain not given a voice transforms into violence. It is possible that much of the violence we experience in our society comes from our unwillingness or inability to listen when the pain is … Continue reading

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