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Invitation to Pray: "The World at Prayer" Digital Prayerbook

In our Discover Hope News Notes this past Saturday, Sister Kathryn Hermes put together a digital prayerbook to support our faith and efforts to build a world of peace. 80 more words

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Beyond Cool: The gift of intergenerational community

“There is neither hipster nor boomer, guitar player nor organist, nor are there young families and retirees, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” My paraphrase of Galatians 3:28…

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Sample Scriptural Manipulation by the Western Religious Right (II): The Problem of Gun Control and Luke 22

While the last blog was about how one author supports his own take on the environmental issue. This blog will be about gun control. Let me say that, as an American, I feel that there is some merit on gun possession but also stricter gun control. 841 more words

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The Song of a People

I love hearing the different anthems at global events, like the Olympics, and watching folk be patriotic.

A national anthem is “a generally patriotic musical composition that evokes and eulogizes the history, traditions and struggles of its people.” 231 more words

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Sample Scriptural Manipulation by the Western Religious Right (I): Jeremiah 5.23-25 and Talking about the Weather

In the last blog, I talked about how the Western Religious Right’s claim to orthodoxy is dubious.  This blog starts on this series of sample misquotations of Scriptures in one particular evangelical theologian’s work that has plagued the wider Western church world (and even in Asia). 932 more words

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Tidbits to Inspire

Last week I took a delightful vacation with my mom. One way we usually enjoy our time together is to pick out great music and listen to it! 253 more words

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Kyrie, Eleison

A ‘Mike’ for Christ focuses on purely spiritual and devotional topics. But I would be remiss to imply that current news is not spiritual or doesn’t require the attention of our faith. 201 more words

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