Why I’m confronting my prejudice for my family’s sake

Why I’m confronting my prejudice for my family’s sake

Yes, I understand that there are a million types of mushrooms, and butterflies, and daisies; and I think it’s wonderful that everyone has a unique thumb print, but do I feel the same delight in diversity that God feels when He sees every individual human being; unique in our struggles and our pain, unique in our joys and our delights?

Common Ground Church is in the throws of exploring the dangerous and yet utterly indispensable theme of diversity: why it matters to God and why it should …

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Jonah, the whale and the racist rant

Jonah, the whale and the racist rant

“When God saw what they [the Ninevites] had done and how they had put a stop to their evil ways, he changed his mind and did not carry out the destruction he had threatened. This change of plans greatly upset Jonah, and he became very angry.” Jonah 3:10 & 4:1

This passage of scripture is just unbelievable!

In the verses that follow, Jonah basically says, “I knew it! This is the reason I didn’t want to go to Nineveh! I knew you were going to show mercy! …

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