Category Archives: Jesus Christ

My Fifth #PrayerofChristmas

Let there be living water flowing through us. Do a new thing in us and let it spring forth, spilling over into our families, communities, and nation! Continue reading

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My Fourth #PrayerofChristmas

Let someone else’s testimony of morning joy, of renewed hope, of peace that passes all understanding, saturate their very souls so that they can know that difficult circumstances are not the end of their story. Continue reading

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My Second #Prayerof Christmas

Dear Gracious and Merciful God, Thank You for the new mercies this morning. When we think about all that could have happened between last night’s going to bed and this morning’s rising, we say thank You! What a blessing it … Continue reading

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My First #PrayerofChristmas

Gracious and Loving God, On this first day of Christmas, we give You thanks and praise for the birth of Jesus– Immanuel! Thank You for being with us! Thank You for coming into this world, a refugee born in a … Continue reading

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Untitled…On Purpose

The morning after returning home from the breaking plantation, I participated in a Racial Reconciliation Bus Tour with an interfaith group of clergy. I wrote this reflection a couple of weeks later to share my experience during the One America … Continue reading

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Dealing with Judas

I don’t think I’ve thought that much about Judas before—at least not in a personal way. But, a recent incident reminded me in a profound way that Judas was one of the disciples, too. He was one of the Twelve, called … Continue reading

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