Stephen Johnson (California, USA)
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Jesus said to his disciples, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” - Matthew 16:24 (NRSV)
I am both a police officer and police chaplain and wear a different badge for each role. Just as my head can accommodate only one hat at a time, my uniform can accommodate only one badge. Because the role of chaplain is an on-call position, sometimes I decline requests when...
Every day I am called to reflect my faith through my words and actions.
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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