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God is Creator – Part I

God is Creator – Part I From the very first verse of the Bible, Genesis 1:1, God is affirmed as Creator: “In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth…” The creation story is classified in literature as an “origin myth.” But the deeper spiritual truth in the story is profoundly important in Judeo-Christian […]

Abolish Poverty, End Suffering – Part III

Abolish Poverty, End Suffering — Part Three In our previous two articles we explored the idea that: “Community of Christ pursues Christ’s mission to abolish poverty and end suffering (#AbolishPovertyEndSuffering). This profound call is deeply rooted in Judeo-Christian teachings and scripture related to justice for the poor.” Using a brief review of scripture, part one […]

Abolish Poverty, End Suffering – Part II

Abolish Poverty, End Suffering — Part Two In my previous article on this topic, #AbolishPovertyEndSuffering, we asserted that: “Community of Christ pursues Christ’s mission to abolish poverty and end suffering. This profound call is deeply rooted in Judeo-Christian teachings and scripture related to justice for the poor.” Using a brief review of scripture, I suggested […]

Abolish Poverty, End Suffering – Part I

Blessed Are The Poor, In Spirit! (Part One) Community of Christ pursues Christ’s mission to abolish poverty and end suffering. This profound call is deeply rooted in Judeo-Christian teachings and scripture related to justice for the poor. Throughout the law, the writings and the prophets, the Hebrew Scriptures cry out for justice for the poor. […]

2nd Sunday of Easter

For April 11, 2021 Prayer for Peace and Peace Moment with introduction Introduction Each week we hear a Peace Moment in addition to the prayer for peace. Hopefully all will be blessed with these devotional thoughts. This week’s Peace Moment is by Lisa Stobbe. PEACE MOMENT In today’s gospel scripture, John 20:19-31, Jesus appears to […]

Easter Saturday: Sing to the Lord a New Song!

Sing to the Lord a New Song! Christian music can be experienced in an extremely wide variety of styles. Composers and lyricists have responded to the call in Psalm 98 to “sing to the Lord a new song” for more than three millennia. In 2013, Community of Christ published a new hymnal, “Community of Christ […]

April 18, 2021 Peace Moment

For April 18, 2021 Prayer for Peace and Peace Moment with introduction Introduction Each week we hear a Peace Moment in addition to the prayer for peace. Hopefully all will be blessed with these devotional thoughts. This week’s Peace Moment is by Steve Bolie. PEACE MOMENT When I was in junior high the appointee seventy […]