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In the “village of widows”

Thursday, October 12, 2017

I heard what she said only after returning a couple of weeks later to the relative cool and quiet of my office. And when I did, I felt a chill, not only about what she said but also about how I missed what she said.

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Like a tomato seed

Friday, August 18, 2017

It takes faith, hope and imagination to believe it, but Jesus said something like “the kingdom of heaven is like a tomato seed.”

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Getting political?

Friday, July 28, 2017

Does our silence as Seventh-day Adventists on issues of injustice and suffering make us complicit? Is it time to drop “political” as an excuse for not heeding the Bible’s call to work on behalf of and in partnership with those who are on the margins of our society?

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More than a puzzle

Friday, June 23, 2017

A project as part of Nathan Brown’s continuing higher education prompted the Signs Publishing Book Editor to consider how providing a “right” answer about fundamental beliefs should not be considered an achievement in itself. “Rather that becomes a tool for living and loving better,” he writes.

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Reclaiming “radical”

Friday, June 9, 2017

Nathan Brown bought a T-shirt from a small Fair Trade-certified clothing and sports ball company. What did the experience teach him about being a better disciple of Jesus?

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Of galleries and churches

Friday, May 19, 2017

Agents of beauty, we are to be alert to the gospel around us and to share the living truth of what we have witnessed and learned, making it generously more common in our communities and our world.