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Tormenting my Palestinian Christian mother by Professor Abe W. Ata

Bethlehem is now fenced off from the rest of the world. I can’t even visit my other daughter in Jerusalem. It takes six to eight weeks to get a permit from the military occupation to be allowed to go to … Continue reading

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Transfiguration ā€“ for a 21st Century faith. (A Sermon on Mark 9)

Iā€™d like this morning to address an issue that sometimes is like the elephant in the room that we are uncomfortable to talk about, but we sense others are thinking the same way, and having their own private struggles. It … Continue reading

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My Dad

Bruce Leslie Smith 1932-2001Who was he ā€“ my dad? He was my dad, but he belonged to many people beyond myself, and to God most of all. What was he ā€“ my dad? A teacher, a preacher, a poet – … Continue reading

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