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Pentecost 19 Preview

“Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart.” -Luke 18:1 The Gospel text for this week focuses on the powerful nature of prayer. Prayer is not a passive activity, but one that actively seeks God and pursues God’s will. The widow featured in Jesus’ parable is…

Stewardship of our Civic Freedoms

As Americans celebrate the birthday of our nation, we give thanks for our civic freedoms of speech, religion, assembly, due process, a speedy trial, voting and many more. Our freedom has made us the envy of much of the world. But as with any valuable gift, our civic freedoms can be abused, neglected or underappreciated to…

Advocacy Corner

Advocacy is the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal. As Christians, we are called to advocate for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We read that Jesus calls us to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, welcome the stranger and visit the imprisoned. One way we do that is through Advocacy in order to…