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What the Cross Means to Me

By Dan Nowiski, Michigan USA/Canada Mission Center
Re-blogged from: Connect-Engage-Inspire

The cross calls me to live Christ’s mission. It serves as a reminder that Jesus’ ministry to the marginalized involved challenging structures that devalue human beings and separate people from living in community. 401 more words

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Article Reflection: Why I'm Not Quite Done With Church Yet

Article by: Hannah Heinzekehr, The Femonite blog

Do you ever have those moments where you really start to question … everything? Your faith. Your purpose. Your reasoning for the things you do? 306 more words

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Financial Stewardship: Base College Decision on More than Cost

by Kat Hnatyshyn, Community of Christ member and author of “Kat’s Money Corner” for the Kansas City Star “Dollars and Sense” blog

If you are (or have) a college-bound high-schooler in, you know it’s winding down to decision time. 90 more words

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Defending Faith

I teach a literary theory course for college English majors–things like Marxism, feminism, postcolonial criticism–and at some point each semester, one of my students is bound to say something like, 500 more words

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Slowing Down

By Ben Smith, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

I pulled over to the side of the road, as the shock began to set in, and called the ambulance. 411 more words

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Blessing Buddhists

I’m sitting on a plane, the first moments before my 30 hour journey to Bordeaux, France. I greet the woman who sits down next to me and exchange the usual pleasantries. 470 more words

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