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Fire In The Hole!

Nothing challenges our serenity – and sanity – quite like human conflict.  You know the feeling.  Someone does something really rotten and anger burns inside us, disrupting body, mind, and soul.  This week we’ll study a Gospel passage where Jesus tells us how we can put out the fire in our soul and regain our […]

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Palm Sunday – What’s The Point?

It’s one of the most celebrated days on the Christian calendar – full of pomp and ceremony, palm branches and pretend parades.  But why?  Why should I care?  You could spend your whole life in church and never understand the personal significance of Palm Sunday.  This Sunday we’ll fix that.

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What It Looks Like To Partner With God

Imagine Jesus walking up to you and saying, "I need your help.  Will you partner with me?"  What would it look like?  What would it entail?   Actually, partnering with God is less about what we do than how we do it.  This week we'll explore what that means, as we continue our study of Second […]

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Finding Our Balance

Some of us grew up in religious circles that were harsh and judgmental – good riddance.  Having seen how ugly that is, we could easily go to the opposite extreme – anything goes.  But that has its own problems.  So how does a New Testament believer living in an age of grace find the right […]

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Broken World, Broken Politics

Are you tempted to despair at the state of political affairs in our nation?  At one time or another, every single one of us is bound to feel that way.  So what should we do?  In Bible times, our ancestors in faith faced political challenges beyond our wildest imagination.  This Sunday we’ll look to their […]

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The Drama of Human Conflict

Are you at odds with anyone in your life?  Do you struggle with how to respond?  This Sunday, as we continue exploring profound life lessons embedded in the Biblical creation story, we move into the part of the story where two brothers, Cain and Abel, become deadly enemies.  If you’ve ever experienced broken relationships, you […]

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Three People You’ll Meet In Heaven

This week we’ll wrap up our sermon series on “How To Neighbor” by reminding ourselves of three key people each one of us is going to meet at some point in our journey here on earth – and once again in heaven.  We will consider what we can be doing now to make sure our […]

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