Itsuko Kunori (Gunma Prefecture, Japan)
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Jesus said, “I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.” - John 14:13 (NRSV)
At the age of 23 I married a man who was not a Christian. Our lives became extremely busy running a school. All the while I prayed for my husband’s salvation.
One day, after we had been married for 30 years, my husband showed me an invitation he had received...
Persistence in prayer is never a waste.
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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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