Kelly Gaylord (North Carolina)
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In your distress, when all these things have happened to you in time to come, you will return to the Lord your God and heed him. - Deuteronomy 4:30 (NRSV)
One year, I offered to help my youth leader by directing the Christmas pageant readers for the Christmas Eve service. Between the ages of ten and twelve, the children felt nervous to read in front of the audience. The two girls and two boys, dressed in Christmas dresses and suits,...
I won’t let fear stop me from looking to God.
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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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