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Author Rev. Meg Peery-McLaughlin

As Close as our Very Breath

A Sermon for Those Who Feel Afraid Text: John 20:19-25 Ask a scholar about the word “breathe” and she will tell you that this is the only place in the entire New Testament where this word shows up. Surely they … Continue reading

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A Statement of Conscience from Presbyterians in Mission Presbytery

Taking the High Ground in Texas Texas is not generally a swing state, though if congressional and state representation districts were drawn differently, more states would have fewer permanent incumbents. Until the Electoral College is eliminated, the votes of some … Continue reading

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Owen Gray

Elections 2016: What our (Dis)trust in Candidates Means for the Church

Growing up in Kansas, it was virtually impossible to learn about American politics free of a certain partisan slant. Bob Dole was ever-present: I remember voting for him in our kindergarten mock election in 1996 (Yes, they had the kindergartners … Continue reading

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Author Rev. Dr. Jill Schaeffer

Why the Election Debates Are So Frustrating

(Because Real Discourse Requires…) The September 6 issue of The New York Times featured an Op Ed article by David Brooks who exposed Donald Trump’s mis, dis, and simply false information about the effects of immigration on American life. But … Continue reading

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