Walt Garrett (Arkansas)
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Jesus said, “If you wish to be perfect, go, sell your possessions, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.” - Matthew 19:21 (NRSV)
Our church has had a long-standing relationship with the elementary school down the hill from us. Church members provide for students’ material needs — from school supplies to underwear. Recently church and school leaders have been designing a weekly mentoring program where church members would go to the school during...
In what way do I resemble the rich young ruler?
Elementary School students
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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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