Saturday, September 26 2020 - 12:50 AM

Rich DuBose

is director of Church Support Services for the Pacific Union Conference.

Overwhelmed by Life

J esus gave the disciples a glimpse into the future and they were overwhelmed. Namely because it didn’t square with their view of the universe. …

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I’m Happy With Enough

couple looking happy

How much food, stuff, and money do we really need? Hoarding and stockpiling wealth is obscene in a world of horrific need and poverty. I’m …

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Occupied

You’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase, “squatter’s rights.” Sometimes occupying a spot entitles you to the benefits of legitimate ownership. This was true for the American …

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Holy Evil

The people I fear most are not secularists or atheists who have little use for God, or liberal politicians who have a laissez-faire attitude about …

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Let Freedom Ring

Dear God: Thank you for the freedoms we enjoy here in the United States. It’s not a perfect country by any stretch. We have many …

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Bigotry in the Church

The level of prejudice in the church is disheartening, if not astounding. And it goes way back and is not just a recent in nature.When …

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Freedom of Conscience

The motivation I have to defend another person’s religious and political beliefs, even when I don’t agree with their position, is strong. Perhaps it’s in …

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Benevolence

Benevolence is a word that we seldom hear used today. It means that someone who is benevolent has a disposition to do good and to …

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Please Deliver Us

Dear God: This Coronavirus outbreak is paralyzing us all, even those who aren’t sick or out of work. We are frightened by something we can’t …

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