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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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Discipleship

Two Worlds

The parable of Lazarus and the Rich man is one that occurs in two worlds. The spiritual and the physical; those who have and those who do not. These different planes of existence provide the framework for the parable and they serve to inform us as to how the story…
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