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Pentecost 6: Jesus’ Victorious Poverty

These three lessons take us in different directions as we pray they may converge.   Because I am a wimp who has certainly been spared the suffering of life that deserves that name, I have experienced the pain of rehab … Continue reading

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Pentecost, Pain, and Patience

Many years ago I tried to reach out to someone I loved very much. I could see them hurting. They were feeling trapped by forces they could not understand. In their imagination this prison took the shape of a dreaded … Continue reading

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He Touched the Pain: God and Suffering

Iris DeMent’s song, “He Reached Down,” expresses the way God relates to our suffering and the way we relate to God in faith. Continue reading

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