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The psalmist wrote, “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me.” - Psalm 51:10 (NRSV)

I conducted the Christmas morning service at a country church in New South Wales. Following the service, I was greeting the people at the door. A neatly dressed young man with long blond hair greeted me by calling me “Mr. Mac.” I did not recognize him and he said, “Have...

Today's Prayer
Dear God of compassion, help us to see the potential you see in others and to be an example for those around us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Matthew 10:1-8

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Today I will thank someone who shaped my faith.

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Sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ . . .

“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.