Blessed Peacemakers by Nicole M. King

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Blessed Peacemakers

Encounters with Faith & Forgiveness in Communities of Faith

A week after Christmas 2018, my husband Michael and I loaded up a Chevy Suburban with two suitcases, our two young sons, and enough books and gear for a whole preschool class, and drove the 700 miles from Rockford, Illinois, to Hesston, Kansas, for his grandmother's funeral. After ten hours of winding highways, rolling hills, and clapboard farmhouses that then, in eastern Kansas, suddenly gave way to limestone, we pulled into Hesston, population 3,800.

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Nicole M. King is the managing editor of The Natural Family, the quarterly publication of the International Organization for the Family, and a regular columnist for Salvo.

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