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Personal relationship with God and biblical reflections.

Have You Prayed for a Terrorist Lately?

My family got into an interesting conversation on Thanksgiving in the light of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Yesterday’s San Bernardino massacre brought that conversation back to mind. The topic: What should the US do about the Islamic State? I mostly listened during that conversation. When I did speak up (as ministers are wont to do) I …

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Generations: Senior Adults

Part of what makes the church so glorious is the fact that, at her best, she brings people together. Rich and poor. Haves and have-nots. Men and women. Black and white. And, young and old. The church suffers when it is homogeneous. She flourishes when she is diverse. Each of the generations needs the other generations. And …

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Generations: Empty Nesters

Part of what makes the church so glorious is the fact that, at her best, she brings people together. Rich and poor. Haves and have-nots. Men and women. Black and white. And, young and old. The church suffers when she is homogeneous. She flourishes when she is diverse. Each of the generations needs the other generations. And each …

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Why Are You Hiding?

I got the dreaded call from one of my son’s teachers the other day. “Mr. Carr, I have to tell you about something that happened at school. Owen yelled, ‘Shut up!’ at one of his friends in the middle of the quiet library. He didn’t want me to tell you or Kelly but I told him …

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Generations: Midlifers

Part of what makes the church so glorious is the fact that, at her best, she brings people together. Rich and poor. Haves and have-nots. Men and women. Black and white. And, young and old. The church suffers when it is homogeneous. She flourishes when she is diverse. Each of the generations needs the other generations. And …

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