Jon C. Goeringer (Maryland, USA)
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There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus. - Galatians 3:28 (NRSV)
In the mid-1950s, I was a teenager working with some men loading turkeys for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. We worked hard putting the turkeys in crates and loading them on trucks, then we stopped to go to town for lunch. We all sat down at one big table, but the...
Any time I see discrimination against one of God’s children, I will speak up.
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”