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This column was adapted from a sermon preached by John Hulden at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead, Minnesota, on Sunday, April 13, 1997...
If I had to choose one word to describe my friend Buddy Gray, it would be relentless. He was an advocate on behalf of homeless people in Cincinnati.
The phone call came as it does to many parents at some point in the growing-up years of their children. Colleen had fallen off the jungle gym at school, and could I please pick her up?
"Death sucks." Five years ago this was the opening of a eulogy by a minister for a mutual friend who died tragically.
At home, the best-known of Sojourners' Washington, D.C.-based ministries is the Sojourners Neighborhood Center, where Barb Tamialis has served as executive director and
One day in early May I left Sojourners Neighborhood Center for about an hour to run to the post office and the bank.
I am going to begin this story, in a sense, where it ended, and where it will never end.
Nights are the worst. I toss and turn, seeking a blessed relief from consciousness that seems to come only at dawn.