Pastoral Backstory – December 17th, 2015
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Pastoral Backstory – December 17th, 2015

      Last call to provide food and other supplies for the DeSoto food pantry. The Mercy Cohort will conclude the drive this Sunday, December 20th. Details can be found on The City here. December 17th, 2015   At risk of appearing desperate for material, it’s worth noting and briefly exploring when a country is as transfixed on the opening of a film as it is on domestic terror, immigration policy, and interest...

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Pastoral Backstory – December 10th, 2015
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Pastoral Backstory – December 10th, 2015

      Last call to provide food and other supplies for the DeSoto food pantry. The Mercy Cohort will conclude the drive Sunday, December 20th. Details can be found on The City here. December 10th, 2015 So in Q&A last Sunday I threw out this item about a study concerning the effect of religious upbringing on children’s propensity for altruism. Published in the journal Current Biology, the researchers from...

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Pastoral Backstory – December 3rd, 2015
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Pastoral Backstory – December 3rd, 2015

      Correction: We listed the Mercy Cohort’s email address incorrectly last week. The correct address is [email protected] We regret the error. –Ed. December 3rd, 2015 Last night at our Liturgy in Blue three of our own shared their stories of grief–what occasioned it, what the experience of it has been like, and what they’re needing from God so that they might mourn as those “not...

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Cal’s Trip to the Amazon–a logbook
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Cal’s Trip to the Amazon–a logbook

Faithful presence to the world takes manifold forms. Here’s one. A few weeks back, Dr Cal shared briefly with us about his dental mercy trip to the Amazon Jungle last month. Well now you can read his entire log book from the mission trip if you click here. He takes a team every year.  So if you might be interested in going, let this record be an introduction to what you might experience....

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