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Belle Charity

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January 7, 2021
Valuing People

I’ve been thinking lately about people and what we think of them. Specifically, the value judgements we place on human beings. She’s a good person.He’s a bad person. We don’t limit the value judgement to their actions–we place it on their personhood, on their identity, their very being. And when we judge their personhood as good or bad, do we allow them to change and become something else? If we determine they are a ‘bad […]

December 15, 2020
Grace in Anxiety / Grace in Risk

I was driving the other day listening to a Malcolm Smith sermon when he told this story about preaching once in perhaps the Philippines and there were communist guards ready for him to say something that gave them the ‘right’ to take him. He talked about being afraid of the guards at either end of the platform he was standing on. And there was that feeling–you know, I don’t have the feeling. I don’t think […]

October 11, 2020