Monthly Archives: March 2015

filter out all distractions

Guest post today: I grew up in the era of secretaries and I was blessed with many good ones. Early in my career there was Ann Marie who would take my meager dictations and with skill and polish turn them … Continue reading

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The Liturgy of S(p)orts

Psalm 122:1 “I rejoiced with those who said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the LORD.’” What an interesting insight the psalmist gives to worship. He rejoices to go to Yahweh’s house! Is that true today? Perhaps … Continue reading

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Christians in Relationships 1

This is a two part blog on Christians and Relationships. We will end up considering marriage as a special subset. In this blog our focus is the background to relationships among Christians. The second blog will focus on marriage and the relationship … Continue reading

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Sermon March 15, 2015

The Gospel reading and sermon text for today (Narrative Lectionary): Sermon: Matthew 25:1-30 Text: HCSB [Jesus said:] 1 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like 
10 virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the groom. 2 Five … Continue reading

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Forgiveness for the fallen

Christ Calls to Calvary…the Fallen This is our theme for tomorrow night’s midweek Lenten series: Christ Calls to Calvary. Tonight, Christ calls the fallen. Now he who was betraying Him gave them a sign, saying, “Whomever I kiss, He is … Continue reading

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