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2016 Lenten Study and Action

2016 Lenten Study and Action

As we approach the Lenten Season and remember Jesus’s journey to Jerusalem and his actions and words on the way, and in Jerusalem, where he confronted the powers of his day in a way that lead to his death and resurrection; so […]

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A Reflection on Matthew 14: 13-21

Matthew 14:13-21 – New International Version (NIV) Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand 13 When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns. […]

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The Nonviolent Life by John Dear

“How can we become people of nonviolence and help the world become more nonviolent? What does it mean to be a person of active nonviolence? How can we help build a global grassroots movement of nonviolence to disarm the world, […]

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The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism by Andrew Harvey

The Hope, a new book by acclaimed author Andrew Harvey, is a simple yet compelling guide to help people respond to current global challenges. This no nonsense work provides a succinct vision of today’s world crisis and the need for […]

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A Reflection on Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

Jesus preached the good news of the Kingdom/Queendom of God. It is the only thing Jesus called good news. He talks about the  Kingdom/Queendom of God being a treasure that’s worth selling everything you own in order to obtain. That […]

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A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Hospitality to Strangers: Theology and Homosexuality by Dr. Kevin Higgs

Hospitality to Strangers: Theology and Homosexuality by Dr. Kevin Higgs Exploring the reality of homosexual people through the lens of each of these authorities: Scripture, Tradition, Reason, and Experience. This book is a defense of the full inclusion of homosexual […]

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Crowned with Glory & Honor: Human Rights in the Biblical Tradition

Christopher D. Marshall’s book, Crowned with Glory & Honor: Human Rights in the Biblical Tradition “We’ve got some difficult days ahead,” civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr., told a crowd gathered at Memphis’s Clayborn Temple on April 3, 1968. […]

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Faith and Human Rights

“Recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.” The Universal Declaration of Human Rights I am writing this […]

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Reflection on Matthew 13: 24-30

Matthew 13:24-30 – New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Parable of Weeds among the Wheat 24 He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; 25 but […]

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