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Blogging Towards Sunday, September 12, 2021

Genesis 1:1—2:4a Life is filled with questions. Some are easy to answer such as “why do we have eyeballs?” or “why do we breathe?” They’re easier to answer because we … Continue reading

September 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 1, 2021

Amos 5:14-24 & Luke 4:14-30 When I think of the word justice I hear the protest chant “No Justice, No Peace.” Then hear the hashtags that have populated the public … Continue reading

July 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Maundy Thursday Practice 2021

The Last Supper | John 13:1-30 or Mark 14:12-26 We call today “Maundy” Thursday because of the Latin word “mandatum,” which means “commandment.” It reminds us of Jesus’ commandment to … Continue reading

April 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Wednesday of Holy Week Practice 2021

A Day of Rest – Details aren’t mentioned in the Gospels During the pandemic our work-life balance has gotten even worse. Many people report working every day at all times … Continue reading

March 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Tuesday of Holy Week Practice 2021

A Day of Controversy & Parables | Mark 11:27-13:37 That Tuesday was a day of verbal sparring in the public square of the Temple between Jesus and the religious leaders. … Continue reading

March 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Monday of Holy Week Practice 2021

Jesus Challenging the Temple Institution | Mark 11:12-19 In this past year we’ve all had to pay a heavy price. The very things that make us human – physical touch, … Continue reading

March 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Palm Sunday Practice 2021

The Victory Parade of Jesus | John 12:12-19; Mark 11:1-11 It’s an understatement to say that a lot has happened this year. In times of stress and uncertainty, when we’re … Continue reading

March 28, 2021 · 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

Transitioning from Stay-at-Home

In the past 24 hours several people have asked about when and how we’ll return to weekly worship services on our physical campus. Inherent in the question is the affirmation … Continue reading

May 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Stay-At-Home Scavenger Hunt

Find everything on the list, then assemble it and take a picture… post your picture and tell us how long it took to do it!   The winner gets a … Continue reading

May 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

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