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Author Dr. Don Mead

Living in the Shadow of Occupation

In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered…All went to their own towns to be registered. Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city … Continue reading

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A Perspective on Peace

Is There Shalom in the Land? This article was originally published in the Advent 2015 issue of the Presbyterian Hunger Program’s PHP Post, available at http://www.pcusa.org/resource/phppostadvent2015/. “They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. ‘Peace, … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit Worthy of Repentance: A Sermon for Ash Wednesday

Texts: Isaiah 55:1-13 and Luke 3:1-22 Each time we gather for worship, the waters of our baptism are before us. In these waters, we are sealed in the new covenant of Jesus Christ. Our sins are washed away as we … Continue reading

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“Fragile Eloquence” & Other Poems

Poet John Jackson shares five creation poems as part of the Nov 2012–Jan 2013 issue “Hope for Eco-Activists: Discovering an Environmental Faith“. By John H. Jackson BONE TIRED Nature Bone tired weary From our Industrial assaults Ravenous greed The trees … Continue reading

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