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The Vocabulary of Faith – Atonement Theories – 11.2.2014

The Vocabulary of Faith Bible Study Resources for Sunday November 2, 2014 We’re continuing the discussion we began last week about the “Atonement.” That’s to say the way in which we … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 26, 2014

Romans 5:1-11 & 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 Our scriptures this week are both passages taken from two pastoral letters authored by the Apostle Paul to the young church communities in those ancient cities.  Paul writes … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 19, 2014

1 Corinthians 3:16-4:16 How do we interpret the Bible?  Does it even speak to our life and context today?  How do we know, because it doesn’t seem like Jesus says … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 12, 2014

Psalm 98 & Isaiah 58:1-12   Worship is vital. It’s the heart of who we are. But how do y do it? Is there a right,, and thus necessarily a wrong way … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blessing of the Animals

We had a great time at our first Blessing of the Animals worship service.  The sun was glorious as we gathered outside with a whole managerie of animals we love … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 5, 2014

Thoughts on Today’s Scripture Psalm 148 & Matthew 11:1-7. 19-36   Today we celebrate the bigness of creation, which is minute compared with the vastness of God.  Anselm wrote in the Middle Ages that … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 28, 2014

John 9:1-42 & Colossians 1:15-23   We’re talking about what we talk about when we talk about God.  This week we’re wrestling with Jesus – what do we – and YOU – … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 21, 2014

Luke 15:1-10   We’re talking about what we talk about when we talk about God.  This week we continue talking about God as personal, seemingly like a person, but not … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 14, 2014

John 1:1-18   We’re talking about what we talk about when we talk about God.  Yikes what a sentence!  Is it any wonder that we often feel uncomfortable, hesitate or … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 7, 2014

  Job 38:1-41 & 42:1-6   The book of Job is not usually read in worship, at least for sermons. It’s a tricky book to use in that worship and … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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