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The Most Dangerous Animal

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It’s back.  It’s time for America’s annual mid-summer obsession with sharks.  NatGeo’s Sharkfest, a four-week celebration of the fearsome eating machines, kicked off two nights ago.  The Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, which begins on July 24, is now the longest-running cable television programming event in history.  This will be the hit show’s 35th consecutive summer. It can be argued that our country has… Read more »

A Prayer in Time of War

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As the world continues to react with anguish concerning Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine, how should we pray? Jack Knox, pastor of the Salem (Oregon) Mennonite Church, has offered the following:  Gracious Lord, we dream of a world free of poverty and oppression, and we yearn for a world free of vengeance and violence.  We pray for your peace. When our hearts… Read more »