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The Color of Compromise

I just finished reading Jemar Tisby’s book, The Color of Compromise. I first heard about this book last summer. The Staff at Estes Park Leadership Training worked through the material week-by-week as a group. And the book seemed to prompt so many … Continue reading

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An Open Letter from the Pastors of H2O Kent

To H2O Staff, H2O Students, H2O City Members, and H2O Kids, We are living through strange times in Northeast Ohio. In all our years of life and ministry, we’ve never experienced something quite like this COVID-19 situation. The governor has … Continue reading

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Foreign to Familiar

I just finished a second reading of Sarah A. Lanier’s book, Foreign to Familiar: A Guide to Understanding Hot- and Cold-Climate Cultures. I got this book maybe ten years ago, when our family was living in the Netherlands. I remember appreciating the … Continue reading

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