Sunday, July 5 2020 - 5:56 PM

Rich DuBose

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

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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Don’t Worry

Dear God: Thank you for waking me to a new day of hope and grace. You say there is no need to worry, yet life …

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We Can’t Go Back

Ugh! What’s to like about having to stand in a line outside Trader Joe’s for 30 minutes before being allowed entry to fill my shopping …

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Time to Get Up

With Lazarus in the tomb, Mary had a hard time believing she would see him again before the final resurrection. “Jesus responded, ‘Didn’t I tell …

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