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Billionaires made enough in 2017 to end extreme poverty seven times

‘The billionaire boom is not a sign of a thriving economy but a symptom of a failing economic system.’ Time.com The global economy created a record number of billionaires last year, exacerbating inequality amid a weakening of workers’ rights and a corporate push to maximize shareholder returns, charity organization Oxfam International said in a new…

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Ever wonder why people eat fish on Fridays

Lust, Lies And Empire: The Fishy Tale Behind Eating Fish On Friday A great short article from US National Public Radio by MARIA GODOY It sounds like the plot of a Dan Brown thriller: A powerful medieval pope makes a secret pact to prop up the fishing industry that ultimately alters global economics. The result: Millions of…

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Who markets the Gospel better than the Church? Burger King …

Who markets the Gospel better than the Church: Burger King and basically …everybody An amazing little article that provokes some pondering and that’s good. By Erin Wathen on Patheos.com Y’all know I love Church, right? LOVE it. For all of its imperfections, bumbling ways and love of minutiae, there is no collective body on earth…

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Easter is hope

Easter is hope By The Rev’d W Glenn Empey Alleluia. Christ is risen. This is the most fundamental  exclamation of the entire Christian Church, the Body of Christ, the community of faith throughout the world. On this day, across the globe the faithful proclaim this basic tenet of the Christian faith. Christ is risen. Christ…

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Lent in three minutes …

What is Lent all about? Why do Christians receive ashes on Ash Wednesday? Why 40 days? If you’re looking for answers, you’ve come to the right place. In a BRAND NEW version of our classic video (with a bonus extra minute — because there’s a lot happening here!), Busted Halo explains the significance of this…

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The Pretzel: brought to you by Lent

The pretzel brought to you by Lent BY ELIZABETH A. ELLIOTT — Busted Halo FEBRUARY 28, 2018 Pretzels come in many flavors, shapes, and sizes — not unlike us. These treats are great for cheese or other dips or just by themselves. But have you stopped to consider they actually have a historical place in Lent? If you…

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On being consciously thankful

On being consciously thankful Reflections on Luke 17: 11-19 by The Rev’d Glenn Empey When I intentionally think about being thankful — being consciously thankful for all the blessings in my life — I find that it really makes me stop. It’s as if everything comes to a sudden halt. I think that’s because it is…

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Thy Kingdom Come worldwide prayer

Thy kingdom come — world-wide prayer Churches and Christians throughout the world are joining Thy Kingdom Come worldwide prayer from Ascension, 25 May, to Pentecost, 4 June 2017. Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to gather in prayer. Thy Kingdom Come worldwide prayer is a global movement which invites Christians…

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Thomas gets such a bad rap …

Thomas gets a bad rap Homily by the Rev’d W Glenn Empey When they were walking along the road to Emmaus, I think they were still confused. It would have been difficult to be able to figure out all that had happened. Surely they would have had some doubts as they tried to comprehend things.…