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All who believed were together and
 had all things in common. - Acts 2:44 (NRSV)

Recently I had the opportunity to live in a Hutterite colony in rural Minnesota. (The Hutterites are spiritual cousins to the Mennonites.) I wanted to experience firsthand what it was like to live in a community whose life was based on today’s reading. I found that this Christian community did...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to reflect our faith in our homes and workplaces. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Acts of the Apostles 2:42-47

Thought for the Day

How can I honor God in the way I live with others?

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