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Emancipation from “The Prison of Self” . . .

see “None of us is as smart as all of us,” reads the caption of a photo of one Little League football team. Neither is any one of us as strong as all of us. I will ever vividly recall the story of one father while standing beside a huge rock looked down and told his son to pick it up. The young man worked tenaciously at the task before finally giving up. Continue reading Emancipation from “The Prison of Self” . . .

Trump and McConnell – Russian Assets?

watch Malcolm Nance and other security experts have taught us a new word from the world of spying, “asset.” As I understand it, spies or agents of one country try to connect professionally or socially with a person from another country to get them to do things in the interest of the spying country. When they succeed, the object person is called an “asset.” They are an asset, whether they act knowingly or unknowingly. Continue reading Trump and McConnell – Russian Assets?

Not a Place for Guns by Roberto Ochoa, Program Associate for Congregations of Color “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil.” (Psalm 23:4, NASB)

viagra generico 50 mg miglior prezzo pagamento online a Parma The tragedy of the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting in an elementary school in Connecticut occurred during my first year as a local church pastor in New England. The Sunday following the shootings was Gaudete (Joy) Sunday in the Advent calendar, and though we lit the Advent candles, I decided to do away with my prepared sermon and read the 23rd Psalm and opened up the floor for the congregation to share their feelings about what happened in Sandy Hook. Continue reading Not a Place for Guns