Formations 08.08.2021: The Most Important Lessons

by Darrell Pursiful

Even if we were blessed to have had loving parents with the means to provide for our physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs, honesty demands that we acknowledge that they didn’t do it alone.

Connections 08.08.2021: Complications

by Michael Ruffin

I’ve recently read a novel and watched a television series that each featured a similar subplot. The main character in the novel and one of the lead characters in the series each had a mother whose choices and resulting circumstances.

Leadership on the Edge

by Bill Bruster

It was a wonderful spring morning. The trees were dressing out after a winter of nakedness. The flowers were beginning to decorate the earth.

Human Rights and the Gospel

by James M. Dunn

Jesus’ inaugural address begins with these words: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor.”

Crossroads: Jesus Came for Everyone

by Jessica Asbell

When I was a teenager, my family sometimes hosted French exchange students in our home. There were times when students from a school in France would come to the United States and stop in Georgia.

Formations 08.01.2021: A Time to Belong

by Kelley Land

We all want to feel that we belong. From those first moments of playground choices to school lunchroom seats to office conversations over the tops of cubicles, we are often afraid of being excluded.

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