In May of last year, I got to share a sermon partly birthed out of the experiences that my husband Todd and I had while living in Jersey City — and then in Connecticut where we worshipped in a very special church started by the late Rev. Nancy Carroll Butler.
Reading Tips . . .
Start by asking God to interact with you
Ask for a fresh perspective
Expect to be challenged in your assumptions
Try imagining yourself in the story
Slow down and pay attention to your feelings, thoughts and reactions
When something bothers you, talk to God about it
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