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The Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Pacific Southwest

A Spoonful of Kindness

grocery cart

Snowflakes drifted onto the windshield as the temperature dipped along with the sun. I drug my weak body into the seat, using every ounce of …

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Washing Her Feet

woman begging

As a shy and insecure 13-year-old, I had a thousand different thoughts when my youth pastor asked me if I wanted to go on an …

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Good Enough

Jesus comforting Mary

Her brother and sister were the good ones. Mom and Dad were so proud of them. She, well, not quite so much. Even as a …

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Bonded Relationships

Checking the Erosion of Relational Quality I grew up financially poor but relationally rich. My father was a sharecropper and my mother occupied her time …

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Waiting

Not long ago I found myself waiting, yet again, to board a flight. But this wait was a little bit different than others: I had …

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Bigotry In the Church

The level of prejudice in the church is disheartening, if not astounding. And it goes way back and is not just recent in nature. When …

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Racism

Well, hey, I left that church.” No one working in ministry wants to hear that, and I peered at this affable gentleman across our glasses …

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