Hey, I’ve been thinking…

If you consider yourself a Christian and you’re reading this, welcome. I hope you continue reading. If you are not a Christian, welcome. I really hope you keep reading too. The thing is, Christianity looks pretty bad right now, in many ways. Racism, prejudice against immigrants, LGBTQIA exclusion and marginalization, belittling of women, support of […]

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Why Unity Is Love & Light

John 17:20-26 We are each other’s harvest; we are each other’s business; we are each other’s magnitude and bond.[1] Like a sculptor, if necessary, carve a friend out of stone. Realize that your inner sight is blind and try to see a treasure in everyone.[2] If everyone helps to hold up the sky, then one […]

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Unity…but Not the Fake Kind

John 17:1-11    Grab a dictionary—or more likely—google it. The word unity. Here’s the definition: the state of being one; oneness. 2.   a whole or totality as combining all its parts into one. 3. oneness of mind, feeling, etc., as among a number of persons; concord, harmony, or agreement. And now, let me tell you a […]

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Prayers of Love, Prayers of Unity

John 17:20-26 It happens. A strange letter arrives in the mail, a weird email in my inbox, a random post on my Facebook page. People I don’t know, or I may know of them, but they are certainly not close friends or colleagues. I’m invited to something–a gathering of pastors for prayer; a group of […]

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