Stanley L. Hayes (Michigan)
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Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven. - Matthew 5:16 (NRSV)
Sometimes we see the evil in this world and wonder how a loving God could let it go unchecked.
I think perhaps we should be asking a different question. Aren’t goodness, love, and care evidence of the presence of God in our midst?
I experienced God’s goodness firsthand when recovering...
How can I show God’s goodness and love to someone 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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