Hans Vaxby (Helsinki, Finland)
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When [the shepherds] saw [Jesus], they made known what had been told them about this child. - Luke 2:17 (NRSV)
Long ago, before email and video conferencing, I worked at the local telegraph office in my hometown. For several years I delivered telegrams on Christmas Eve to families whose husbands and sons were away from home. After receiving a telegram, people often said, “Wait, we can’t let you go just...
How will I share a piece of the good news today?
Someone away from home at Christmastime
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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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