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On Giving to Your Local Church

This is cross-posted from Pastor Michael’s blog. The Christmas season is often called “the season of giving.” Those of us who follow this tradition, whether Christian or not, give and receive gifts this time of year. For some Christians, this … Continue reading

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On Being—and Doing—Church

Cross-posted from Pastor Michael’s blog. There are many good New Testament passages one can explore to envision what the church should be and do: Romans 12-15, 1 Corinthians 12-14, and Ephesians 4-5 are all good options, among others. Still, when … Continue reading

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A Nurturing Community

A sermon by Pastor Michael Pahl on October 28, 2018, called “A Nurturing Community.” The sermon is the seventh in a series exploring our church vision and mission statements. Here is a written excerpt from the introduction: We have a … Continue reading

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I Bore You on Eagles’ Wings

Adapted from Pastor Michael’s meditation on June 18, 2017, based on Exodus 19:1-8. This is a morning for reflecting on journeys. We’ve got the personal journeys of faith represented in our new members that we’ve received. This in turn reminds … Continue reading

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No Foundation but Jesus

Audio clip and bulletin notes for a sermon preached at Morden Mennonite on Feb. 19, 2017, in a series called “Jesus: Our Church’s One Foundation.” This sermon concludes our reflection on Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians through the story of … Continue reading

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Co-Labourers with Jesus

Audio clip and bulletin notes for a sermon preached at Morden Mennonite on Feb. 12, 2017, in a series called “Jesus: Our Church’s One Foundation.” This sermon continues our reflection on Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians through the story of … Continue reading

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Jesus, God’s Wisdom

Audio clip and bulletin notes for a sermon preached at Morden Mennonite on Feb. 5, 2017, in a series called “Jesus: Our Church’s One Foundation.” This sermon continues our reflection on Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians through the story of … Continue reading

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