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Faith challenge: Woman’s kidney disease helps remind her of importance of prayer, lifestyle change

South Carolina United Methodist Stephanie Ponds Henry has Stage 4 kidney disease and is on the national transplant list and is praying for a living donor. But she’s also seeing her reality as a faith challenge, reminding her of the importance of prayer and lifestyle change. By Jessica Brodie.

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Faith challenge: Woman’s kidney disease helps remind her of importance of prayer, lifestyle change
Stephanie Ponds Henry gets a two-hour iron infusion to help with symptoms caused by her recent diagnosis Stage 4 kidney disease. A member of Good Hope Wesley Chapel UMC, Lake City, and an employee of the UMCSC Conference Office, Henry is on the national transplant list and is praying for a living donor.
One-day SEJ unites Tenn-Western Ky conference, hears racism initiatives
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One-day SEJ unites Tenn-Western Ky conference, hears racism initiatives

Delegates from across the Southeastern Jurisdiction gathered online July 21 for a one-day special session of jurisdictional conference to handle limited but much-needed business postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic. By Jessica Brodie.
Engaging with those we disagree with
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Engaging with those we disagree with

After 11 years in this position, more than 20 years in journalism and more than four decades on this earth, here’s the biggest truth I’ve learned: I don’t know everything. (Neither do you!) And I can learn a lot from opening my heart and mind to other perspectives. By Jessica Brodie.

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