Karen Dorsey (Oregon)
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Discipline always seems painful rather than pleasant at the time, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. - Hebrews 12:11 (NRSV)
“I really said that?” The new teacher’s assistant had just spent five minutes badgering a struggling student. Hearing her words and irritated tone of voice, the demoralized second-grade boy had slumped in his chair. As her supervisor, I wanted to help her understand the damage her words had caused. She...
What change is God urging me to make in my life today?
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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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