José Aparecido (Minas Gerais, Brazil)
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The one who is victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out the name of that person from the book of life. - Revelation 3:5 (NIV)
I have always followed stories of Olympic athletes with enthusiasm, but the stories of doping and accusations of unfair judges and manipulated results have made me look for other examples of victory.
Today I prefer to contemplate the small but significant victories that often go unnoticed. I am struck by...
Obstacles are an invitation to persevere in faith.
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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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