J. Leland Collins Jr. (Virginia, USA)
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O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand. - Isaiah 64:8 (NRSV)
During a trip to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary, my wife and I had the opportunity to see a glassblower at work. It was fascinating to watch. He blew through the long tube to produce a bubble of molten glass and continued to grow and shape it through heat and...
The pressures of life allow God to shape me.
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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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