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UCC Pastor: We need to be present to effect change

You can only imagine my surprise at receiving an invitation to be present at a table of high-level business executives talking about how to interest a large corporation in locating in Dallas, Texas.  “Why me”, I thought. Why would a pastor of a United Church of Christ be invited to …

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ISIS: a threat from the past, present, future

International (MNN) – In December 2017 the United States Pentagon reported that 97 percent of ISIS-held territory in Syria and Iraq had been liberated. While some assume this means that our worries about ISIS are over, others question, is ISIS still a threat? Is ISIS Relevant? “We absolutely should be …

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The Holy Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future

Our Christmas cards, carols, and crèches delight in the characters of the Christmas story. In pageants, there are a lot of parts to go around: Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus; the angels, shepherds, and Magi; perhaps even Elizabeth and Zechariah, Simeon and Anna. But for all the times and …

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