Mark A. Carter (Texas)
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Jesus said to [the crowd], “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty." - John 6:35 (NRSV)
As a former water-utilities instructor traveling throughout West Texas, I’ve seen drought many times — up close and personal. To me, drought is scarier than almost any other natural disaster. When fires or floods hit, we can survey the damage and then start cleaning it up. But drought is like...
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”