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  • Written By: Nancy Lecourt
    April 15, 2020

    Vision: A Profile of Adugnaw Worku

    His name is Adugnaw Worku, and he left Ethiopia in 1971 to continue his education in Australia and the United States. Because of his political...
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  • Written By: Corey Farr
    April 13, 2020

    A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...

    Both of these chapters talk about leadership — a kind of leadership that totally flips any of our preconceived notions about good leaders upside down...
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  • Written By: Don Williams
    April 10, 2020

    Many Crowns

    Two crownings, two swaddlings, and / One more birth, / As the tomb becomes a womb, / When Jesus delivers us from the final enemy.
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  • Written By: Michael Pearson
    April 10, 2020

    Easter Sabbath In the Time of Pandemic

    Easter Sabbath was a time of waiting. A time of no action. No drama. Nothing much to report so it gets edited out of the story. But it is a mistake...
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  • Written By: Kim Allan Johnson
    April 10, 2020

    When Asking “Why?” Doesn’t Work

    I used to have a rather shallow, unexamined view of how human suffering fit into my faith. Mentally I put it in a glass jar to protect and preserve...
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  • Written By: Alisa Williams
    April 09, 2020

    Exactly as You Are: The Life and Faith...

    Author Shea Tuttle shines a spotlight on this quiet, enigmatic man, and I found myself engrossed in the story of his life and faith that unfolds in...
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  • Written By: Alexander Carpenter
    April 09, 2020

    A COVID-19 Survivor Tells His Story —...

    On this week’s podcast episode, Spectrum reporter Alex Aamodt talks with COVID-19 survivor Michael Bane about his experience, and how he dealt with a...
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  • Written By: Catherine Taylor
    April 08, 2020

    Ten Words

    Thorns. Naked. Dying already. The clamor doesn’t matter. The nails don’t matter. The anger doesn’t matter. On this little hill called Golgotha only...
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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    April 07, 2020

    There Will Be No Saying

    The Resurrection continues to be our light of hope and our surest lure to faith, our fervent reason to daily cross the abyss.
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  • Written By: Corey Farr
    April 06, 2020

    A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...

    Chapter 13 provides a completely unapologetic critique of man-made ideas about success and fame.
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