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Village Life

And yet, God still shows up

It was quite the East­er week­end. Although it took me a while to real­ize the fact, it seemed that the cel­e­bra­tion of the death and res­ur­rec­tion of Christ that was being planned for this past East­er Sun­day in the vil­lage was going to be some­thing real­ly spe­cial. Why? Because of the oppo­si­tion, of course.

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Christianity

The pearl

Here in the Vil­lage we have mens’ and ladies’ meet­ings on most Sat­ur­day morn­ings. Some­times they’ll be cor­po­rate meet­ings where all the men of the Vil­lage come togeth­er, but most of the time they’re “clan” meet­ings (we’ve divid­ed the Vil­lage up into sev­er­al small groups con­sist­ing of 4–5 house­holds, which we affec­tion­ate­ly call “clans”, so […]