Bullying, Loving, and Practicing Justice

Listen to Audio Megan Meier was almost fourteen years old when a boy on Myspace courted her electronically. He told her how beautiful she was and how special she was to him. Then one day he turned on her, saying terrible things about her and rejecting her utterly. Distraught, Megan hanged herself. The cyber boyfriend…

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Getting the Hang of It

Listen to Audio The parents of a toddler brought their daughter’s newborn brother home from the hospital. The baby’s room was fitted with a monitor, so the parents could hear what was going on in there from different places in the house. One day they could hear their toddler daughter approach the crib. They heard…

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Love Takes Practice

Listen to Audio Mary and Joseph brought the forty-day-old Jesus to the Temple.  Devout Jews, they were participating in spiritual practices dictated by the Law.  And while Mary and Joseph go to the Temple together, the laws drawing them there required different but related practices from them. As we’ll see in just a moment, these…

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