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Jesus is Coming…

December 4th, 2014 · Comments Off on Jesus is Coming… · Faith and the City

Dear Friends in Christ, Advent is a season of waiting. We wait for Christ to appear. We wait for the baby to be born in Bethlehem. We are also waiting, in general, for God to show up and make all things right. What are we supposed to do while we wait? Is waiting “passive”—permission to […]

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October 17th, 2014 · Comments Off on Race · Faith and the City

In a speech given at Southern Methodist University in March 1966, Martin Luther King, Jr. remarked, “[A]s we think of progress in race relations, we have come a long, long way, but we still have a long, long way to go.” Fifty years later, Dr. King’s words continue to convict. Watching the protests in Ferguson, […]

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