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Blogging Towards Sunday, May 29, 2016

2 Corinthians 2:1-15    Forgiveness. We have countless cultural sayings around this challenging action. Is it something that we give only when deserved? Is it intimately tied with forgetting what needs to … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Presbyteri-What? Class 6: Putting it all together

  PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER. Why are you Presbyterian? What does it mean that we, as a church community, are? Before we answer that question, let’s refresh our memory on … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 22, 2016

2 Corinthians 1:1-11 (Downloadable PDF study guide of the text) “Lives Matter” is a political slogan zeitgeist for our times. Different adjectives are placed before the noun to focus the … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 15, 2016

Acts 2:1-4 & 1 Corinthians 12:1-13 “Where is God?” “If there is a God, why won’t God help me?” These are common feelings and vocabulary that we use in our … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blogging towards Sunday, May 8, 2016

1 Corinthians 15:1-26, 51-57 & Isaiah 25:6-10   Death and Taxes are supposedly the two things we cannot escape. In today’s passage, Paul talks to the church in Corinth about … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Presbyteri-What? Class 5 “Discipline: doing it decently and in order”

DISCIPLINE. It’s the theological word we use to describe the community wide responsibility of the church for sharing faithful Christian life. It’s not just an extraordinary action when someone steals … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · 1 Comment