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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

2.15. 2019 Posted By: David and Leann Augsburger 150 Times read

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. Vice. A biography of Dick Cheney that follows headlines as a troubled young man is reformed through a sharp intervention by his ambitious wife, finds a […]

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God multiplies our efforts

2.11. 2019 Posted By: Ron Byler 331 Times read

Photo: Sister Zita at the La Posada shelter with baby Emmanuel and members of our border learning tour. Photo courtesy of Janae Rempel. The jar of meal will not be emptied, and the jug of oil will not fail.—I Kings 17:14 Ana Hinojosa remembers growing up on the Texas-Mexico border near Brownsville in the late […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

2.8. 2019 Posted By: Jennie Wintermote 213 Times read

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. What’s on my mind? Mental health. Mental illness includes ADHD, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, depression, PTSD and much more. Let’s learn more and […]

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April 2019 Call for Submissions: Just relationships

2.4. 2019 Posted By: The Mennonite 232 Times read

The Mennonite, Inc., invites your original submissions for our April 2019 print magazine issue and corresponding online content focusing on Just relationships. Description of the theme: We are created and called to be in relationship—with ourselves, with others, with creation, with God. God as Trinity is in relationship. Micah 6:8 says that God requires us to […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

2.1. 2019 Posted By: Joanne Gallardo 178 Times read

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. 1. Dove’s Nest – Over a year ago, our church adopted a safe church policy. This was created so that children and other vulnerable persons in our congregation could have the […]

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O come, angel band

1.28. 2019 Posted By: Elwood Yoder 749 Times read

Like the shepherds, I’ve had angels visit me. Unlike the startling heavenly hosts in Luke’s gospel, however, I’ve felt the presence of angels in the harmonies of great songs. One that stands out is called “Angel Band,” a song that has helped me through difficult times and has sparked moments of sheer joy and delight. […]

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Friday roundup: Five things worth paying attention to this week

1.25. 2019 Posted By: Ben Tapper 147 Times read

Here are five things worth paying attention to this week. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week. 1. If you’re still unsure about how prevalent racism is, this story should open your eyes: 2. Alicia Keys referred to New York as the “concrete jungle where dreams are made of,” […]

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