My Conversation with Jesus about Donald and Hillary

My Conversation with Jesus about Donald and Hillary

I’ve wanted to get Jesus’ opinion about the U.S. Presidential election, so I put it on my schedule to get together with him about it.  The plan was to have a conversation right after lunch.  As is usual, when I finally had a chance to talk, he answered, and I could tell that he was out of breath.  It’s like he had been running or working out. Continue reading

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Fasting Meditation 3: A Christian Writing from the Second Century (2 Clement)

Fasting Meditation 3: A Christian Writing from the Second Century (2 Clement)

Although labeled “2 Clement” this excerpt is from a text written by an anonymous author from the second century (A.D. 140-160) and not Clement of Rome (who was from the generation following the apostles).  However, the work was included along with 1 Clement in several Christian collections, one of which (Codex Alexandrinus) dates from the fourth century. Continue reading

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Rich Rosendahl on Syrian Refugees and Being Good Neighbors

Rich Rosendahl on Syrian Refugees and Being Good Neighbors

This is the first in a series of podcasts addressing the topic of Syrian Refugees. This episode contains an interview with Rich Rosendahl from November 2015. Rich is the founder and director of The Nations, an organization focused on coaching individuals and groups on how to connect with our refugee neighbors locally and around the world. Rich has a broad range of experience in building deep relationships and networks with refugee neighbors in the Middle East and in the U.S.

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MLK’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

MLK’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

It is difficult to say about any of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speeches, “This one is his best.”  The depth of content and delivery of his messages is so consistent every time he spoke.  However, there are messages that are more well known and more influential in the thinking, conscience, and behavior in the history of our nation.  One of those messages is his speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., delivered to over 250,000 who had gathered for the March on Washington in the summer of 1963. Continue reading

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