Tag Archives: Boaz

Loving Your Neighbor 101

After years of barbarianism and violence in the Promised Land, we finally see a glimpse of hope in the Book of Ruth. If the world had more people like Ruth and Boaz, it might be a better place today.  Ruth … more »

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Who is My Neighbor?

How should we respond to the foreigner in our midst? As 2016 clearly revealed, this is a question that generates not a small bit of controversy, both in the United States and in countries around the world. Unfortunately, this conversation … more »

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Missio on Generosity: A Change in Flight Plan

In 2006, it seemed as if everything that was once secure in my life was taken away when I least expected it. In July of this year my father; a former doctor, the rock of our family, and my best … more »

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Missio on Generosity: Boaz, Ruth, and Ukraine

Last fall at work I read a news report titled “Russian separatists use child soldiers in front-line combat.” The article stated that pro-Russian-separatist forces “have been using children as young as 14 as front-line troops in their war against Ukraine … more »

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Missio on Generosity: Peculiar and Unusual Kindness

Over the past month or so, I have been wrestling with the concept of what it looks like to show unusual kindness, what loving others and making oneself vulnerable in a communal way looks like.  How can I, as an … more »

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Missio on Generosity: Work Like No One’s Watching

My mom has a lot of sayings. A lot. She is chock full of expressions, metaphors, and phrases which she uses often and which have, whether for good or ill, become a natural part of my own vernacular. One of … more »

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