Bob La Forge (New Jersey)
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For the joy set before him [Jesus] endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. - Hebrews 12:2 (NIV)
While living in eastern Kansas, I often traveled across the state to its western side. Driving in that area is like driving on a giant pool table. Only rarely does a tree break up the flat horizon of the prairie. Many people view this hours-long drive as something to endure....
Today, I will look for God’s joy on my journey.
Those who journey with me
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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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