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Short, but Sweet

April 14th, 2016 · Comments Off on Short, but Sweet · Faith and the City

As a seminary intern leading a youth group at Seaside Presbyterian Church in Milford, Connecticut, I gave a dozen teenagers a simple assignment. “For next week, memorize your favorite Bible verse. Come prepared to recite it and to tell us why it is meaningful to you.” Immediately, Patrick, a precocious fourteen year old responded, “Dibs on […]

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