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MCCDC:WE’RE BETTER THAN THIS

” Love never gives up. ” ~ I Corinthians 13:4 We’re better than this. I have heard a lot of people say that lately. Especially in response to the bullying, name calling, trolling, body shaming, and hate speech that happens every day and is escalating. The attack this week on Jussie Smollett, star of the…

MCCDC: The Soul Force of Jesus and Rev. Dr. King

“In the process of gaining our rightful place we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative…

MCCDC: Wondrous Star of Hope

“To hope in Jesus is to see the vision of his coming presence, and thus one is required by hope itself to live as if the vision is already realized in the present.” ~James Cone This Sunday is “Hope Sunday.” We anticipate the Christ Child, the embodiment of hope. Like the magi of Matthew 2:1-12,…

MCCDC: LIVE WELL. LOVE WELL. FLOURISH.

Jesus said, “Live ecstatically. Move out of that place of death and toward life because I am the God who is living. Wherever I am, there is life, there is change, there is growth, there is increase and blossoming and something new. I am going to make everything new.” ~ Henri J.M. Nouwen “Live Well.…

MCCDC: Live Well. Love Well. Healing.

“As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal somebody else.” ~ Maya Angelou Healing happens on multiple levels. In our Gospel this Sunday for the 4th Sunday in Lent, Jesus offers healing that meets expectations and confounds expectations. (John 9:1-17). Healing is received with joy. For others, the healing raises questions, fears and…