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Blogging Towards Sunday, July 12, 2020

Psalm 127 Tucked away in the Hebrew books of Psalms is an even older songbook called “the Songs of Ascents.” The songs are the psalms numbered 120 through 134. They … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

What is Racial Domination?

The first class in our Summer Series entitled “Talking Together about Race Matters” [LINK to Article PDF] Discussing the article “What is Racial Domination?” written by Matthew Desmond & Mustafa … Continue reading

July 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 5, 2020

Psalm 96 The Book of Psalms is the prayer book of the Bible. Eugene Peterson says that it provides us with the language for prayer: our responding to the God … Continue reading

July 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 28, 2020

Psalm 34 As you look closely at the beginning of this psalm, you’ll find that it doesn’t say, “I am happy at all times,” but “I bless God every chance … Continue reading

June 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

White Humility in a Time of Black Rage

This letter was written by Louise Waters (Gary Yee’s partner) to the community of her father’s church, University Lutheran at Stanford, in response to the conversations around racial justice and … Continue reading

June 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 21, 2020

Psalm 13 The Book of Psalms is the prayer book of the Bible. Eugene says that it provides us with the language for prayer: our responding to the God who … Continue reading

June 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 14, 2020

Psalm 137 The Book of Psalms is the prayer book of the Bible. Eugene says that it provides us with the language for prayer: our responding to the God who … Continue reading

June 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Song of Faith in Withering Times

  Today at @CAPCOakland, we started a new Sunday Series on the Psalms – writing our own songs of faith. Here’s our first submission.  A Song of Faith by Monte McClain … Continue reading

June 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 7, 2020

Psalm 88 The Book of Psalms is the prayer book of the Bible. Eugene says that it provides us with the language for prayer: our responding to the God who … Continue reading

June 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Resources & Connections re COVID-19

Don’t want to cook?  Support a local business by ordering take-out.  Here’s a list of Oakland Restaurants still open for business during the pandemic.  Eat and help local businesses at … Continue reading

June 2, 2020 · Leave a comment