Category Archives: diversity

Living bridges

[Today Marti reminds us of our mission.] For as long as I have known John, which is more years than I care to admit, he has sought to create bridges among people within the church to those out beyond its … Continue reading

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Justice, freedom and love

I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out danger I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out a warning I’d (hammer, ring, sing) out love between My brothers and my sisters All over this land   It’s the hammer of justice It’s the bell of freedom … Continue reading

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The high road

“Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. What an … Continue reading

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Getting inside out, and letting outside in

Thanks to Catch citizen John Fagliano for the following quote from Tim Keller in line with yesterday’s Catch about God desiring mercy over sacrifice. Jesus’s teaching consistently attracted the irreligious while offending the Bible-believing, religious people of his day. However, … Continue reading

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Mercy, not sacrifice

“But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” Matthew 9:13 Do you ever find yourself wishing someone would get theirs? Maybe you’ve been wronged and … Continue reading

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Picking up a little color

empathy – the ability to understand and share the feelings of another With the long holiday weekend, I took the liberty of spending a little more time with the morning paper than I usually do. For some reason I was … Continue reading

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