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They Shall Be Comforted

They Shall Be Comforted

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. (Matthew 5:4, NRSV) In the last two months two people who were significant mentors in ministry to me have crossed from this life into the next. Since the middle of March, a number of church members and friends have passed away. Although none of these […]

Family Friday: The Prayer Chair

Family Friday: The Prayer Chair

Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. (Mark 1:35) In the spring of 1994, I attended a three-day-weekend devoted to learning more about living the Christian life. While there, I discovered that before I could share […]