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News July 27, 2011

God’s Kitchen feeds hungry bodies, souls

By Jessica Connor. It’s said she rules the church food bank with an iron fist. “A tough girl,” her pastor calls her. But Gladys Edge’s eyes tell a different story, gleaming with emotion as she recounts the woman with cancer trying to feed seven grandkids after their mother was killed; the man with a criminal record and six mouths to feed who can’t get government help because of his shaky past; the woman with an armor of “attitude” to hide her shame and fear about having to beg for a meal. “She would’ve starved if not for Murray Church,” Edge said.

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Can’t stop VBS: Churches figure out new ways to hold Bible school during pandemic
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Can’t stop VBS: Churches figure out new ways to hold Bible school during pandemic

By Jessica Brodie. While the pandemic has caused most churches to host virtual vacation Bible schools this summer, some churches have figured out creative ways to do a safe in-person VBS.
No ‘one right way’
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No ‘one right way’

People who choose one thing—whether a presidential candidate, a political party, a denomination, or whether or not to send their kids back to school in-person—are not “stupid,” bad or utterly wrong because their choices do not align with our opinion. Let’s respect each other, understand that everyone has a unique perspective—and let peace prevail in the midst of this turmoil. A commentary by Jessica Brodie.

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