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The Girl, the Woman, and the Sandwich

“…both were the recipients of gifts from God through Jesus even though they were two separate individuals who probably never met, and the only thing they had in common was that they both were in dire straits.”

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Food, Glorious Food

What counts is that he says to her in her language, Aramaic, “Get up.” And she does. And then he instructs the happily hysterical family to do something useful. “Get her something to eat.” Yes, the Bread of Life is saying stop hanging on me and get her a bowl of soup.

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Why Christianity?

…the real reason I stick with Jesus is because he is a hand holder. He is not out there somewhere, and not high above us in the sky. Jesus – God with us – is beside us, holding our hands.

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My brother’s keeper

On April 6, 2015, a man walked out of a federal prison in Butner, North Carolina, and got a ride to the Raleigh-Durham airport. He flew to Portland, Oregon, and started a new life. His new residence: a fold-out couch in my home office.

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Ministry, wholeness and healing

In the Magazine we’re investigating “Brokenness.” In this piece, George Clifford explores brokenness in ministry and how the church must strive for wholeness in its ministry.

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Speaking to the Soul: Christ the Healer

…truth be told, any bozo can cause pain and death; that’s easy. But only the author of the miracle of breath and of heartbeats can cause healing and life. True justice comes through the thriving of all living beings.

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