Robert E. Boertien (Oregon, USA)
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Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 2:4-5 (NRSV)
I volunteer with an organization that provides meals to people in need. One day when I delivered a meal to Tom, I noticed a repairman approaching the home next door.
I learned that Tom had secretly paid to have his neighbor’s broken hot water heater replaced, knowing they were unemployed,...
When done in love, my acts of service reflect God’s mercy and grace.
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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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