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Black Lives Matter to God

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.” (Psalm 19:14) Dear Friends, The world we live in is in a chaos, much like the formless void that God created from: 1In the beginning when God created the heavens and the […]

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pastoral message – mourning into joy 1/5/2020

mourning into joy – recorded 1/5/2020 How do we move from mourning to joy? The fear of the Lord is the beginning of all wisdom: 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;     all those who practice it have a good understanding.     His praise endures forever. Psalm 111:10 (NRSV) Action and understanding go together. […]

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The Threat of Statelessness

Hannah Arendt states in The Origins of Totalitarianism that statelessness leads to rightlessness for persons. Basic privileges like owning a home or legal rights, such as being protected by the government start being stripped away.  It’s not only in their country that they lose rights, but as a stateless person, they lose rights in all […]

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Obama is my new president

i voted today.  and i am so excited that barack obama won the election!  even though i voted for obama i didn’t know for sure that he would win.  this is the first time that a candidate that i voted for became the president of america.  wow.  i have hope that the next four years […]