Category Archives: How to Use This Issue

How To Use This Issue (June 2018)

Did you know that the month of June has 30 special days? In addition to Father’s Day (June 17) and Juneteenth (June 19), National Cheese Day (June 4), National Red Rose Day (June 12) and Monkey Around Day (June 14) … Continue reading

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How To Use This Issue (May 2018)

One of our mission study focuses this year is money. Exploring how we relate to money personally, communally and in the context of our faith is beneficial for the work that we do. We’ve excerpted passages from our study book … Continue reading

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How To Use This Issue (April 2018)

April 4 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. We all know about that tragic day either because we remember it or learned about it at some point. But let’s … Continue reading

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How To Use This Issue (June 2017)

Living in New York, I am constantly reminded of the plight of the poor because they are all around me. I encounter panhandlers most days, and two men’s shelters are less than a mile from my home. I’ve seen men … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (March 2017)

A calling is a term we use to describe the strong urge that people feel toward a particular career, vocation or path in life. A calling to heal and comfort is why some people become doctors. A calling to inform … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (December 2016)

I like to observe how advertisers attempt to reach us as consumers, particularly during the run-up to the Christmas holiday season when television commercials, radio spots and store circulars are especially persistent. No longer are we being sold simply on … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (November 2016)

“So Much Trouble in the World” is the title of a song by reggae great Bob Marley. Lately, it has been playing in my head a lot. That’s because every time I hear a tragic news report and think, “What … Continue reading

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