Podcast: Is Pledging Allegiance to the Flag a Big Deal?

Greg discusses allegiances and pledges. 

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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.