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WORLD CUP GOALS
AFTER SEVERAL WEEKS spent in South Africa earlier this year, observing preparations for the International Football Federation's 19th quadrennial World Cup tournament, I concluded that the "rainbow nation" was open to a rallying call like this one delivered years ago by the Sentinel's founder: "One infinite God, good, unifies men and nations; constitutes the brotherhood of man; ... fulfils the Scripture, 'Love thy neighbor as thyself'; ..." (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health, p. 340).
Between June 11 and July 11, 32 soccer-playing countries will compete in ten stadiums in nine cities, each team, with their supporters, bringing their own culture to South Africa's already diverse cultures. The final in the Soweto stadium near Johannesburg is expected to have a worldwide television audience of over 715 million.
Over breakfast in Ballito, near the new King Shaka International Airport on the North Coast of KwaZulu Natal, Brian Jardine, Area Coordinator of the Baptist Church in Gauteng, enthused over the togetherness felt not only by sports lovers but by "thinking South Africans of every race and religious persuasion" at this time.
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with contributions from KAREN T. HASEK, DAVID A. LOPEZ, EDWARD L. HURTER, DEANNE FARRAR
RUNNING THE COURSE—PATIENTLY AND PERSISTENTLY
MAIKE BYRD, STAFF EDITOR
ITEMS OF INTEREST
with contributions from Charlie Boyd, Vishal Arora
HONORING OUR DEBTS
COUNTERING ANIMAL MAGNETISM
WHEN FACING INJUSTICE, HOW CAN WE EXPECT A HEALING RESOLUTION?
BY SUE A. SPOTTS
BY SUSAN BARTLETT
BIKING IN TANDEM WITH GOD
BY ISABEL JAMERSON
'WITHOUT A VESTIGE'
BY REBECCA ODEGAARD
HEALING INCURABLE DISEASE—WITH CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
I READ THE BOOK ...
AN IRRESISTIBLE GOAL
WORLD CUP GOALS
BY KIM SHIPPEY
God loves and heals us
with contributions from Samuel, Kayla
HEALED QUICKLY OF HEAD INJURY
HEALED OF EFFECTS OF SPIDER BITE
D' Onna Price