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By Armando Rodriguez Jr
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Unlocking Our Nation's Potential


Last updated 6/18/2020 at 11:47am

Each week, this segment will offer a word of encouragement from pastors who lead churches in Bartow. This week's message is from the Rev. Armando J. Rodriguez, Jr., Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church of Bartow.

In 1996 I came as an immigrant from Cuba, hoping to live in a land where faith and freedom could flourish always interlocked. Separate from each other, faith can be imposed tyrannously, whereas freedom can result in licentiousness. Intertwined, however, faith and freedom create a culture in which the individual can pursue his or her own vocation without trampling over the...

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