Posts Tagged ‘Israel of God’

life_mediumOur Tanzanian brothers and sisters use a special Swahili word to describe their understanding of community. The word is “ujamaa” and it is most accurately translated as “family-hood.”  It is a unifying term that the Tanzanian government has urged all Tanzanians to embrace in order to transcend their various tribal identities in favor of a unified national identity.  And the concept of ujamaa is often represented by carvings of interlocking people mutually uplifting, encouraging and caring for one another. (more…)


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paul-writing-232x300As we continue in the Season of Lent and approach Holy Week with Easter Sunday as our destination on March 31st, I find myself drawn to the following words of the Apostle Paul from the biblical book of Galatians (more…)

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