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July 2013 Guest Blogger – Becoming Parables for Jesus – By: MLB Pitcher Jeremy Affeldt

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Meet this months guest blogger, Jeremy Affeldt.

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Bio: Alongside his two World Series championships, San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt has earned numerous awards and commendations for his service to homeless youth and for his tireless commitment to ending the crime of human trafficking.  Affeldt is an Ambassador for the anti-trafficking organization Not For Sale, and together with his wife Larisa sponsors Generation Alive, a Spokane-based youth ministry.  Affeldt’s first book, To Stir aMovement, was published by Beacon Hill Press in April.

Becoming Parables for Jesus

By: Jeremy Affeldt, Two Time World Series Champion

Jesus frequently spoke through parables, but he constructed them from real life scenarios, using references to tangible things that we can understand. “The Kingdom of Heaven is like…” he would say, likening the Kingdom to things we can see. By using this method of teaching through analogy, He could give us a…

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