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The disciples said, “Send the people away so they can go to the surrounding countryside and villages and buy themselves something to eat.” But [Jesus] answered, “You give them something to eat.” - Mark 6:36-37 (NIV)

The meeting with the eighth-grade boys was getting nowhere. They seemed more interested in making jokes and distracting one another than in deciding what to do on their service day. Finally, the leader sitting next to me had had enough. “Guys, stop!” he began. “You’re in eighth grade now. You’re...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for inviting us to participate in your ministry despite our faults and limitations. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Mark 6:35-44

Thought for the Day

God can do miraculous things through me.

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