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Not at first glance.  But there are some significant truths around God’s movement of people in the Christmas narrative. The Bible is a remarkable story of movement. My friend Jenny Yang with World Relief first reminded me of this simple, but profound truth.  The first immigrants came from Eden.  As their children moved across the…

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We are taking a justice look at Christmas Classics.  We’ve looked at Miracle on 34th Street, The Santa Clause, A Christmas Carol, and now look at The Nativity Story.  The story surrounding Jesus birth.  Here are three amazing justice lessons from the nativity. Lesson 1:  God chooses unlikely people and places. Seriously.  Who would leave everything to enter…

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Adapted in part from Gospel Justice by Bruce Strom Her name was Mary. She was a young, pregnant teenager who left home to follow her boyfriend. She was poor and temporarily homeless. Her boyfriend had a tax issue to resolve, but she was unaware he planned to abandon her afterward. Where could she turn for…

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