I believe in Jesus BUT…


  What if I told you I believe in Jesus BUT I don’t believe in the laying on of hands for raising up the dead or miracles of any sort   Would you think me a woman of faith?   What if I told you I believe in Jesus BUT  I don’t believe praying will [Read More...]

On Juxtapositions


  Barry Hannah used to say it was the glaring juxtapositions of the South that made it such fertile soil for writers. The rich. The poor. The black. The white. I think about what Barry said all the time. Juxtapositions abound. That has never been more obvious to me than as someone who teaches First [Read More...]

Miracles anyone?

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Editor’s Note: Konnie is home from Sierra Leone. She’ll be sharing some stories with us over the next few days. I hope you enjoy them.   Sierra Leone by Konnie Sunday morning came early. I arrived at Portland’s airport at 5:20 a.m. to meet up with the rest of the Willamette Medical Mission team to [Read More...]