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608, 2015

Update from Julie’s Tour

August 6th, 2015|

Our worship leader, Julie Bernstein, just returned from a tour of the Midwest in support of her new album “You Are My Joy.”  Julie toured with other local leaders in ministry (Tucker MacDonald, Michael Coleman,

1506, 2015

Submission and Civil Disobedience

June 15th, 2015|

Peter's not a hypocrite. At least, that's what I tried to show in Sunday's sermon (6/14/15).  The text, 1 Peter 2:13-17 calls for submission, for the Lord's sake, to human authorities - and yet Peter

2904, 2015

Living

April 29th, 2015|

LIFE. Ours belongs to God through Jesus, and yet plays out in a culture very different than His Kingdom. We are foreigners. Resident aliens. How will we live? What are we living for? How do

3003, 2015

Lament

March 30th, 2015|

Body Life All communities of faith need time when public repentance and lament are needed. Perhaps you missed the response to yesterday's sermon.  We looked at the paradox of a suffering servant from Isaiah 53, and what it

1012, 2014

Isaiah 9:8 – 10:34

December 10th, 2014|

This entry provides context for Sunday's sermon on Isaiah 10:20-21. Read and pray carefully through Isaiah 9:8 – 10:34.   We generally struggle with passages of judgment like this one.  In vivid ways we often

1311, 2014

Navigating Isaiah 7-12

November 13th, 2014|

You've managed to wake up early enough.  You've fixed a cup of coffee, just right.  You've made your way to your favorite chair.  There's a peace in the home.  Then, since we're working through these

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