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This is the category for Advocate editorials and other viewpoints.

Editor's Views November 21, 2016 posted by

A day can change everything

Our family lost the best dog in the world yesterday afternoon, the day before the Advocate went to press, and we never saw it coming. And as I muddle through grief, I’m left with one key thought that won’t let me go: Treasure what you have while you have it, because life is painfully, tragically short, and those you love can be gone before you can even say goodbye. By Jessica Brodie.

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A day can change everything
Scout Brodie. Photo by Matt Brodie
Guest Views November 20, 2016 posted by

St. Andrew By-the-Sea opens second campus in Bluffton

What if there are many congregations in South Carolina who have just the vision, trust and desire to create new ministries in other campuses? As St. Andrew By-the-Sea moves into the next phase, other congregations prayerfully consider following their model. A guest column by the Rev. Sara White, director of congregational development.

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St. Andrew By-the-Sea opens second campus in Bluffton
The Rev. Daniel Burbage (left) prays with members about the new SABTS campus.
Editor's Views September 29, 2016 posted by

Listen, understand, heal

Mass protests. Riots. Tear gas. Violence. Pain. Our nation is hurting. What are we, as followers of Christ, going to do about it? An editorial by Advocate Editor Jessica Brodie.

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Listen, understand, heal
Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications
Editor's Views August 25, 2016 posted by

A fresh start

By Jessica Brodie. It doesn’t matter how many years I’ve been out of school—I still celebrate back-to-school season. There’s something about the freshly gleaming pads of paper and neat little boxes of pencils at Target stacked carefully next to rows of neon-colored highlighters and binders that make my heart go pitter-patter.

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A fresh start
Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

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