SUMMED UP

SUMMED UP

SUMMED UP This week, let’s return to Romans 13 and Paul’s riff on Jesus’ commandment to love. Love is a verb, as an old DC Talk song I listened to all the time used to say, and here in his letter to the Romans, Paul explains that every commandment can be summed up in...
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Practicing Scripture

This week, Dr. Kelly Blewett brings us a reflection on reading, or “practicing,” scripture for our Thursday devotional. I hope you all find it as meaningful and enjoyable as I did! Thank you, Kelly!   PRACTICING SCRIPTURE One of the most demanding...
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Devotional – DEBTLESS

DEBTLESS They called him “Father Grande.” On hot, sweaty days, he would give kids lifts in his jeep through tall fields of sugarcane. Most of these rides were joyous moments of laughter shared among friends. One, however, wasn’t. Today’s devotional is the story of...
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Devotional – FEASTING

FEASTING For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by the idea of the Bible as an actor. I don’t just want to know what the Bible is, I want to know what it does. How does the Bible work? What is God trying to do through it? How should it make me feel? I’ve...
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Devotional – MANY

MANY Last week, we talked about what can be gained by sticking together, even when it means we might sometimes rub each other the wrong way. Togetherness, we said, goes to the heart of who we are as human beings. We need each other. We’re fundamentally social people....