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From Fear to Possibility

Of all the people with whom I’ve worked, Rosie is someone who left a clear impression on me.  If you saw Rosie on the street, you’d probably give her some extra room and avoid eye contact.  But if you had … Continue reading

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Love Your Neighbor

In the early 1990’s, I moved to South Florida where I lived for about five and a half years.  One of the first things I noticed was the number of cars with the same bumper sticker.  Red letters on a … Continue reading

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Hatred and Violence: The Importance of Safe Communities

I arrived at church on a Sunday morning in 1996. I was pastor of a congregation in Miami Beach. Walking in the door, a group of people asked, “Do you know about Richard?” I learned that the night before Richard, … Continue reading

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