Hope is all the more precious

During this time of fear and uncertainty, we know God’s love is constant.
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Faith reflections: Feels like Good Friday

A few weeks ago, the gospel text for the third Sunday of Easter was the familiar story of The Road to Emmaus (Luke 24: 13-35). I’ve heard this story throughout my life and preached it many times. But encountering this familiar story through a COVID-19 lens is a game-changer.


12 faith practices for racial justice

We listen to Jesus’ words in the Gospel of Matthew, where he identifies with those who live on the margins of society and those who suffer. Although Jesus, a literate and able-bodied Jewish man is in a position of privilege in his society, he chooses to identify with the least of these, children and the oppressed..


Boldcafe Podcast: Hope

Feels like Good Friday

by Angela T. Khabeb

At times, we struggle to recognize Jesus in our midst.


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