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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