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  • Written By: Corey Farr
    May 18, 2020

    A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...

    Today we're looking at chapter 23. There’s a lot in this little passage, but we’re going to hit on three topics: 1) using less words, 2) experiencing...
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  • Written By: Danielle M. Barnard
    May 15, 2020

    Holy Disunity: How What Separates Us...

    This book is a challenge to our church to renounce our idols and lean into holy disunity.
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  • Written By: Alexander Carpenter
    May 14, 2020

    A Young Pastor Shares How Quarantine...

    On this week’s podcast episode, host Alexander Carpenter chats with Peter Flores, a pastor in Maine, who shares how he creatively ministers to his...
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  • Written By: Corey Farr
    May 11, 2020

    A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...

    Chapter 22 of the Tao te Ching is all about dying to yourself, surrendering your desires, and choosing a life of total humility in order to find...
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  • Written By: Alexander Carpenter
    May 08, 2020

    Bonnie Dwyer on COVID and Adventism —...

    On this week’s podcast episode, host Alexander Carpenter and Spectrum Editor Bonnie Dwyer discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has affected Adventism...
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  • Written By: Marye Trim
    May 08, 2020

    Assurance

    I asked a friend in wonder, “Will there be / any cats in Heaven?” My friend replied / with confidence, surprised, “Oh yes indeed, / of course, lots...
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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    May 05, 2020

    Courage and Presumption

    I’ve been trying to understand why, for some Christians, gathering at church in the midst of a global pandemic is paramount, despite the danger it...
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  • Written By: Corey Farr
    May 04, 2020

    A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...

    Chapter 21 of the Tao te Ching is very mysterious, metaphorical, and contemplative.
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  • Written By: Arnell ArnTessoni
    May 01, 2020

    Covered in Dust

    The ancient Jewish blessing, “May you be covered in the dust of your rabbi,” means just that — that as we spend time with our rabbi, walking,...
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  • Written By: Alexander Carpenter
    April 30, 2020

    Nurse Sings About Death & Love —...

    On this week’s podcast episode, host Alexander Carpenter chats with Tad Worku, who is a songwriter, singer, speaker, and healthcare provider. Worku...
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