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Committed to Peace

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on September 23, 2018, called “Committed to Peace.” The sermon is the third in a series exploring our church vision and mission statements. Here is a written excerpt from the introduction: Grace and peace … Continue reading

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An Anabaptist Does Advent (Annual Repost)

This Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent. Here’s a post from two years ago that introduces the idea of following the seasons of the church year as a way of grounding our lives in the story of Jesus. It reflects my own Canadian experience … Continue reading

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The Bible as Witness to Jesus

This is an excerpt from a post I wrote for Scot McKnight’s Jesus Creed blog back in April. I’ve re-posted it here to coincide with our sermon series: “Hearing God’s Voice: Becoming Better Bible Readers.” The Bible was everywhere in … Continue reading

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What Is the “Narrow Way” of Jesus?

I’ve recently heard a couple of references to the “narrow way” or “narrow gate” of Jesus “that leads to life,” which “only a few find” (Matt 7:13-14; one example here). It’s the kind of statement that we would all like to have … Continue reading

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An Anabaptist Does Advent

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Thoughts in My Head: On Being “Mennonite”

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Passive Pacifists?

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