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Dear Mr. Trump

March 24th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Faith and the City

Dear Mr. Trump, In light of the attacks this week in Brussels, I join you, other political candidates and all Americans in expressing heartache and solidarity with the people of Belgium. At the same time, I cringe when I hear you call for “more waterboarding.” Mr. Trump, you claim to be a Christian. You claim […]

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A Prayer for Haiti

January 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Sharp Prayers

Holy God, we look at the images coming to us from Haiti, we hear the wails echoing from Port-au-Prince, and we are shaken. This terrible earthquake has dumped concrete and rubble on countless men and women and children. It has devastated a place already struggling with the blight of poverty. It has brought a country […]

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