Jan 26 2015

Allan R. Bevere: A Case of Mistaken Identity: Reflections on the Parable of the Prodigal Son (Part 5 of 10)

2.2 The Father: The Kind of Love that Swallows Pride (Luke 15:11-32)”I hate to say I told you so, but I told you so.” There can be a subtle joy in discovering that our unheeded warnings to people have indeed reaped the consequences we foresaw. In comes…

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Jan 26 2015

Sunday's Child: Sirach 8-12

Occasionally I need to remind myself  that our Bible was written by men to male audience. And, sometimes, I need to remember that this book of wisdom, like much (all?) of our Bible was written to faithful Jews who were living in a place that was b…

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Jan 26 2015

Kudzu Life: Mission Celebration: Inviting Participation

Too often a mission event doesn’t invite prayer and participation of those involved. The mission of God should be the primary agenda of everyone in a church. Plus make it a way of welcoming your community into this most transformational, servant orient…

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Jan 26 2015

This Day With God: Noah Carries Out His Purpose

Image Source Reading in Genesis 7, Noah did the job the Lord told him to do. It took 120 years to build the ark and people had the chance to repent during that whole time. Then the time came and … Continue reading

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Jan 26 2015

Faith, Media & Culture: Campaign anticipates misuse of bed nets

Bed nets intended to prevent malaria are used in fishing communities in Zambia to fish for food, which is sold in the local market, according to a report in the New York Times. The nets also trap fingerlings necessary for future stock. This decimates stocks and causes environmental harm. The issue highlights an unintended consequence […]

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Jan 26 2015

Sacredise: What’s Your Reason?

Everything happens for a reason. We’ve all heard this. Probably too many times. Maybe we’ve said it ourselves. Maybe we’ve even meant it. But, how many of us have ever wondered why it’s so important for us to make a statement like this? How many of us have stopped to ask ourselves why we need […]

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