Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

“Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread”

By Joyce D. Sohl In the midst of the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples and that he teaches us, is the petition “give us this day our daily bread.” It is almost a command – “give us” – no please is included. It acknowledges that...

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A Word: Journaling and the Spiritual Life

By Caroline Adams   “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God…And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” John 1:1, 14 The idea in the first chapter of John is a little convoluted, far-reaching, and perhaps, at...

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Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom, Two Events with Alysia Burton Steele

By Chandra Allen Scarritt-Bennett Center is excited to welcome Alysia Burton Steele on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11. On Friday, April 10 at 6:30pm we will host a lecture and book signing with Steele highlighting her newly released book: Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom. In an...

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The Resurrected Jesus is With Us

By Joyce D. Sohl Here we are in the midst of Holy Week. We have taken the Lenten Journey with time for renewal and  reconciliation with God and family/friends. Now it is the week of intense soul-searching; of retelling the story of the life and death...

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