Christian Coon (Illinois, USA)
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When Jesus saw him lying there, knowing that he had already been there a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?” - John 5:6 (CEB)
Each Saturday morning a men’s group from the church where I am a pastor meets for breakfast at a local restaurant. It’s an opportunity for men to talk honestly about their faith and the issues they face.
I enjoy these gatherings, but at times my mind is everywhere except the...
The present moment holds abundant holiness.
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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.”