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Praying for the Peaceable Kingdom

On Sept. 11 one recent year we traveled to Pennsylvania to conduct a funeral outside Pittsburgh. The

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Admitting we’re wrong is the gift of wisdom

The legend goes that Rev. Peter Miller was the pastor of a small Baptist church in Ephrata, Pennsylv

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Justice, mercy, grace: A few words express a lot

Theological language can be tricky. What precisely does predestination mean? How about apocalypticis

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Rather than hostility, promote love and praise

The New Testament is composed of 27 books. In terms of sheer volume, the weightiest section is the o

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Local houses of worship are key to building bridges

We often hear people lament that our communities just aren’t what they used to be. People have mov

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Talk less, listen more to find common ground

We read a fascinating book some time back by author Stephen Fried entitled “The New Rabbi.” A

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Let a calling make your heart glad, ‘feed’ the world

What’s special about you? What are you uniquely adept at accomplishing?  Maybe you can answer ins

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Adults can show young people it’s a joy to grow up

What is adulthood? Some of us mark our transitions to adulthood by a graduation ceremony. Others may

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Is anybody there? Acts of compassion offer the answer

Have you ever found yourself wondering, in difficult times perhaps, why God doesn’t intervene, why

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Are you a creature of habit? Don’t get stuck in that rut

Are you a creature of habit whose every behavior is measured, predictable and planned? Although we m

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Needing others is key to emotional, spiritual survival

Do you remember the book “Tuesdays with Morrie” by Mitch Albom? It chronicles the conversations

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Defining moments make us stronger, more faithful

An insightful author once noted that “a person reaches maturity when he or she finally accepts the

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