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Responding to Racial Injustice

Responding to Racism from University Baptist Church on Vimeo. We encourage you to watch the full message above to hear Jerimiah's response to racism, but we also included a summary of the key points below. “[Racism] is an evil that has plagued humanity not just for 15 years or 20 years, but from generation to generation to generation to generation…. We have to feel the weight of it… “It doesn’t matter where you are on the spectrum (of being a victim of...

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Gathering Again

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"The church is re-opening.” This statement has been shared everywhere from the mouth of the President to texts between friends. And the doors of the church are indeed open again. This week saw our first in-person gathering since moving online 11 weeks ago. The church building was flooded with the kind of light that only comes from open doors and radiant faces. What a gift it is to gather – both in person and extended into our online communities as well.   We must be...

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The Things We Want

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Do you ever really, REALLY want something… only to be disappointed when you get it and it isn’t as great as you imagined it would be? Certain members of my family have been asking for years for a pet. Most often, but not always, the request is for a dog. Sometimes this asking has sounded more like begging, whining or even nagging. They’ve assured me that they will care for the dog… feeding, bathing, cleaning up refuse, etc. Recently they’ve even lobbied that...

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Posted by Kathy Raines with 3 Comments

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