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Expressions of faith

Need a 2013 resolution? Try daily Bible reading How can we be holy? Human holiness is a gift of God’s grace and requires covenant faithfulness. God made a covenant with Abraham, promising to make his descendents into a great nation…

Newtown minister speaks of pain

Kawakami: “… church … where people can come with that pain” The Rev. Mel Kawakami, senior pastor of Newtown United Methodist Church, has the difficult duty of shepherding his flock through the anguish of the second deadliest school shooting in…

Expressions of faith

Surrendering our beliefs has demoralized society Since 1960, while the gross domestic product has nearly tripled, violent crimes have increased at least 560%. Divorces have more than doubled. The percentage of children in single-parent homes has tripled. And by the…