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Archives: January 2017

Jan 26, 2017 - Kent French

When I am courageous enough to open the news these days, I wake up to a whole lot of foolishness going on. At multiple levels. Some of it is a particularly pernicious brand of foolishness. This is not especially new in the way of the world, it just seems extra-concentrated right now.

I’m searching for a deeper wisdom.

The apostle Paul gives us this intriguing idea in his letter to the people in Corinth: “God...

Jan 20, 2017 - Lindsey Franklin

We hear a lot these days about the importance of unity: unity after a divisive political season, unity around particular causes or within our communities. In our scripture reading for this week, from Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, (1 Corinthians 1:10-18) Paul calls for the quarreling Corinthians to “be united in the same mind and purpose.”

Yet, quarrels and divisions often happen because of deep differences between...