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ISIS, Cancer, War and Ashes

  Today is Ash Wednesday. Millions will literally mark the day with ashes.¬†What began in the early church as a 40 hour fast in preparation for baptism has transformed into 40 days of prayer, fasting and contemplation. This year it comes at a particularly dark time: The ISIS beheading of 21 Christians. Friends in Ukraine […]

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No More Noise

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Faith in Memphis

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Faith in Memphis   It’s hard to think of a better line than the last sentence in the statement from the Brown family: “Let’s not just make noise, let’s make a difference.” There’s a lot of noise-making, on both sides of this heart-breaking drama. Noise-making […]

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God’s Letters From Philippi #21

This entry is part 19 of 26 in the series Gods Letters From Philippi

This entry is part 19 of 26 in the series Gods Letters From Philippi 17 Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us. 18 For many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, walk as […]

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God’s Letters from Philippi #10

This entry is part 10 of 26 in the series Gods Letters From Philippi

This entry is part 10 of 26 in the series Gods Letters From Philippi   DAY TEN: Thursday 1 So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, 2 complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being […]

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