legal ministry

Our first nationwide Thanksgiving was proclaimed by President George Washington on November 26, 1789, “as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favours of Almighty God.”  Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a federal holiday during the civil war through a powerful proclamation. Thanksgiving has…

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What one thing can you do to find peace in injustice?  Important question.  I conducted an informal poll over social media and received responses ranging from trust, forgiveness, advocacy, or righteous anger to revenge. Is peace even possible? Mass shootings, a cascade of sexual misconduct allegations, attacks on people of color, an opiod epidemic and…

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by Bruce Strom I sometimes get asked, “What’s your life verse?”  With so many passages on justice, I think people are surprised when I say I Thessalonians 5:16-18.  But there are wonderful reasons for a justice and Jesus lover like me to cling to those verses.  And I think they are perfect verses as we…

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I turned 50 this week.  Am I old?  A friend of mine wisely said, “You are old when you spend more time talking about your memories than your dreams.”  By that definition I am not old.  I still believe God can use me to make a Kingdom difference.  Sometimes I get in the way of…

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