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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

1.17. 2020 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

This week we have a long wish list of topics for conversation and must select only those items that are most compelling. We hope they may spark your interest as they did ours. 1. Liturgical epiphany. In the midst of worship last Sunday, Leann had an epiphany while leading the “Jesus for President Litany of […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

1.3. 2020 Posted By: Jennie Wintermote

Monday is Epiphany Sunday. Many Christians observe Epiphany, the visit of the magi to Jesus Christ. As I consider the day, I think about gifts, the gifts the magi brought to the Christ Child and also the gift of the Child himself. Jesus is a gift who was given, not only to the Jews who […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

12.27. 2019 Posted By: Ben Tapper

Here are five things worth paying attention to this month. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week. 1. I’ve recently become a pescatarian, and as I’ve slowly begun modifying my diet, I’ve discovered the magic of seitan. 2. What happened to Black Wall Street? White rage burned it to […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

12.20. 2019 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

Christmas is a time of full schedules but also rich conversations. Here are some of the events and issues that get repeated review in our circle of friends. 1. Treasured recipes and family memories. As we plan Leann’s mother Willa’s memorial service this week, we paged through the notebooks of her rich recipe collection and […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

12.13. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives. 1. Women and Advent The Gospel of Luke starts of with a bang with Mary’s “Magnificat,” a section of Scripture made into songs, poems and stories […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

11.29. 2019 Posted By: Gordon Houser

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives. 1. Parasite, directed by Joon-Ho Bong. In this amazing film, a comedy/drama/thriller/social satire from South Korea, a poor family finagles its way into the home of […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

11.15. 2019 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. These are designed to expose you to a perspective you may not normally come across in your daily lives. 1. The Laundromat. This Steven Soderbergh film starring Meryl Streep and two swindlers, Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas exposes the “shell-game” of financial sleight of hand […]

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