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Discipleship

Goodness and Mercy

There are many stories found in scripture which we can tell from memory. Major narratives include the creation story, the exile, the birth of Jesus, his death on the cross and subsequent resurrection, triumphing over death. Between these grand sweeping narratives are smaller, more human stories. One such story which…
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Talk to Your Enemies

The retired South African Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu is quoted as saying, “If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.” A powerful reminder that peacemaking and the forgiveness that must come with it can only happen when those who are opposed are willing…
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Discipleship

Humble Living

Humility is a tricky thing and a mark of a follower of Christ. “Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought to” is what Paul writes to the early church in Rome. A highly nuanced statement that implies it is alright to think well of yourself, just be…
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