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July 12, 2020: “Jesus is Not Divided”

Preparing for Worship During July and early August we are exploring the first three chapters of 1 Corinthians, focusing on Jesus as the foundation of our church. For our meditations each Sunday, we are hearing some of Pastor Michael’s sermons … 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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Jesus is Not Divided

Audio clip and bulletin notes for a sermon preached at Morden Mennonite on Jan. 22, 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 Gaia, a … Continue reading

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“You Are All God’s Lego”

In Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith. As many of you as were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no … Continue reading

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We are Called to Inclusiveness

“Peter began to speak to them: ‘I truly understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him’” (Acts 10:34-35). Pastor’s Notes: In the book of Acts … Continue reading

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Love, Above All

Love is All We Need | Scripture and Jesus on Love | What is Love? Love, Above All | How Should We Then Love? In my first post I got on my soapbox and boldly declared: “Love is all we need, folks! All we … Continue reading

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What Is Love?

Love is All We Need | Scripture and Jesus on Love | What is Love? Love, Above All | How Should We Then Love? In my first post I got on my soapbox and boldly declared: “Love is all we need, folks! All we … Continue reading

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Scripture and Jesus on Love

Love is All We Need | Scripture and Jesus on Love | What is Love? Love, Above All | How Should We Then Love? In my first post I got on my soapbox and boldly declared: “Love is all we need, folks! All we … Continue reading

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Love Is All We Need

Love is All We Need | Scripture and Jesus on Love | What is Love? Love, Above All | How Should We Then Love? We live in turbulent times. Everything is changing. Nothing seems certain any more. Our knowledge of the universe is growing … Continue reading

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We Value Diversity

These are some brief notes related to my October 19 sermon, part of our series on the “Seven Values” that guide us as a church. For this sermon I focused on Colossians 3:10-17. Jesus has come to create a “new humanity,” … Continue reading

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