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Presbyter-What? Session 4

Class 4 :: May 1, 2016 :: “Worship”     WORSHIP.  It’s what we call our work together on Sunday morning.  And it’s also what we can call every moment of … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 1, 2016

1 Corinthians 12:31-14:1 Heard at weddings, printed on countless T-shirts, collectibles and chotskies, the revolutionary definition of love that Paul writes to the ancient church in Corinth (chapter 13) often … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 24, 2016

Acts 18:1-4 & 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 We can’t help but see the problems around us in what seems to be a broken, or least highly paralyzed, government. We face a myriad of … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Presbyteri-What? Session 3

  POLITY is the system of rules, based upon collective beliefs and shared values that govern an association or group of people.   The way that we organize ourselves as … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 17, 2016

Acts 17:1-9 & 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 We’re perhaps so accustomed to church that we don’t know what it means. It’s not just a place we go. It’s not just what we do … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Presbyteri-What? Class 2 resources

THEOLOGY – means the study of (-ology in Greek) God (theos in Greek).  It’s how we think and talk about God – based upon scripture, life experience, Christian tradition and … Continue reading

April 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

Presbyteri-What? Class 1 Resources

April 10, 2016 – 9:30-10:15 am @ CAPC Oakland SESSION 1:  The Reformation: our rebirthing of church as re-formed disciples from a protest movement:   Our church tradition – Presbyterian (USA) – comes … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 10, 2016

Acts 3:1-10   Are miraculous things still done through faith? Why does God not heal us from all of our infirmities, brokenness or disabilities? Why does life in the early … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 3, 2016

Acts 1:1-14 Easter. It’s the big holiday, holy day or feast day in our Christian practice. The resurrection. The end of the story of Jesus. The beginning of new life. … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment