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Can’t We Start Again, Please

The end is near! No, that’s not an apocalyptic statement, that’s a commentary on my self-granted three-month sabbatical. I stopped the daily devotional writing to do some self-reflection, to think about the process of writing the devotionals, and to think … Continue reading

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March 13 – Overcoming Character Flaws Related to Poverty

Matthew 14:22-36; Leviticus 22-23; Proverbs 31 “When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap the corners of your field when you reap, nor shall you gather any gleaning from your harvest. You shall leave them … Continue reading

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November 18 – Living in Community with Brothers, Sisters, and Strangers

Ezekiel 8-10 Hebrews 13 “Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” (Hebrews 13:1-2 NCV) This last … Continue reading

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April 2 – Ministry is People

Matthew 25: 31-46; Numbers 32-34; Job 2 Boston has a great program that finds a way to bring health care to the people on the street. Boston Health Care for the Homeless, founded in 1985 by Dr. Jim O’Connell, is … Continue reading

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December 13 – A Good Defense

Isaiah 12:2-6; Amos 9:8-15; Luke 1:57-66 “Offense sells tickets, defense wins championships.” Coach Paul Bear Bryant was said to have coined this phrase many years ago, and for many coaches, it is an idea that guides setting up their teams. … Continue reading

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