​As God’s household, you are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets with Christ Jesus himself as the cornerstone. - Ephesians 2:20 (CEB)

In 2016 I planned a visit to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. I wanted to go to this church to be in solidarity with the congregation who had suffered a horrendous attack the previous year.

A few weeks before my visit, I realized that as a...

Today's Prayer
God of mercy, we give thanks for your abiding love. Give us courage to open our doors and our hearts to the world. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 John 3:11-16

Thought for the Day

Even in the midst of tragedy, God can inspire hearts to open.

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Victims of hate crimes

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