Child, You Are Mine

Have you ever thought about how your formative experiences with your parents affect how you relate to God in the here and now? This Sunday, we’ll think deeply about that question. We’ll explore a prominent model for how parenting shapes our way of relating to those around us, including God – then compare that model to […]

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Religionless Christianity

. . . is a phrase coined by Rev. Dietrich Bonhoeffer while in prison shortly before he was executed by the Nazis.  He didn’t live long enough to fully develop the idea, yet it’s a strangely compelling phrase.  Religion has earned a bad reputation.  We long for something more genuine and life giving.  So what […]

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This Sunday we continue our journey to the cross by looking at yet another Gospel passage that resulted in yet another death threat against Jesus.  This week we will focus on a passage where Jesus launched a frontal assault on how religion often uses rules as an instrument of control.  Each one of us will […]

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Life In 110 Words

Life In 110 WordsThis Sunday we’ll continue our series on “Eight Epic Bible Passages” by looking at the single most famous passage in all the Bible – a passage that tells us what God is like, how God feels about us, and what we should expect in life.  Don’t miss God’s wisdom for your life!  […]

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My Finest Gift I Bring

My Finest Gift I BringIf we could give God (and those around us) just one gift this Christmas season, what would it be?  This Sunday we’ll look to the story of the wise men and shepherds for an answer.  The answer will probably surprise – maybe even scandalize – you.  Today's Scripture Matthew 2:1-10 Discussion […]

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