CAPC Oakland

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Renovation of our Downstairs Floor

  We’ve been renovating our downstairs floor, what we call the Light House Room, for the past year.  It’s taken us so long as we’ve done it in partnership with … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, January 27, 2012

  Exodus 32:1-14 Or read the whole story Exodus 32:1-34:35 Why do we so often do the things we don’t want to do, and not do what we long to?  … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Practice 1/13/13 :: Lectio Continua

What is lectio continua? In Christianity, Lectio continua (Latin for continuous reading) refers to the practice of reading Scripture in sequence over a period of time. Each reading (which may … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Food For Thought :: Losing Our Religion.

We live in an age in which people are increasingly identifying themselves as spiritual but not religious. Two Thirds of young adults under 30 say so. That’s different than atheist.  … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, January 20, 2013

Questions for going deeper with the Scriptures for Sunday, January 20th Exodus 24:1-18 Or read the whole section Exodus 24:1-31:32 & chapters 35-41 We live in an age in which … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging towards Sunday, January 13, 2013

  Exodus 20:18-21:1 and 23:20-33 Or read the whole section Exodus 20:17-23:33 How do you read the Bible?  How do you understand it?  As the literal Word of God, to … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Practice 1.6.13 :: Lectio Divina

    At practice on January 6th we listened to Isaiah 65:17-25 through the ancient practice of Lectio Divina.   This method of prayer goes back to the early monastic … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Epiphany – Sunday, January 6th 2013

Isaiah 60:1-10 & Matthew 2:1-12 We learn in life in bursts and sudden spurts.  While we spend our childhood in school, progressively learning to read, write and be socialized.  The … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

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