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Lighten Up: Ball and Chain Theology

Image via David Hayward at nakedpastor.com

Image via David Hayward at nakedpastor.com

Let’s not allow our theology to keep us from encountering one another in meaningful ways.

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Lighten Up: Keep Going

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Election Day Communion Resources

Rachel Held Evans posted today about Election Day Communion and provided resources for those of you who cannot attend one of these services. Let’s all be praying today for unity among the saints and blessings of peace regardless of the outcome of this election.