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“Christ Around Us, Within Us”: A video message from Pastor Michael

How can we rest in the reassurance of God’s love for us in Christ? Michael points us to the prayer in Ephesians 3:14-21, inviting us to imagine God’s love all around us and within us, God’s love in the all-pervasive … Continue reading

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“God is love”: A video message from Pastor Michael

Where is God in the midst of a global pandemic? Michael points us to 1 John 4 and our confession that “God is love.”

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Show Us Your Faithful, Loving Presence

A meditation by Michael Pahl on the Second Sunday of Lent, March 8, 2020, called “Show Us Your Faithful, Loving Presence.” It’s a reflection on the story of Abram’s call in Genesis 12:1-4 and Jesus’ encounter with Nicodemus in John … Continue reading

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You Shall Have No Other Gods before Me

A meditation by Michael Pahl on February 16, 2020, called “You Shall Have No Other Gods before Me.” It’s a reflection on 1 Corinthians 8:1-6, which is echoing Exodus 20:1-6 and Deuteronomy 6:4-9. Here is a written excerpt from the … Continue reading

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Bear One Another’s Burdens

A sermon by Michael Pahl on November 17, 2019, called “Bear One Another’s Burdens.” This is the fifth in a five-part series called “One Another.” Here is a written excerpt: It began with washing some feet. But it led to … Continue reading

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Living Out the “One Anothers”

A sermon by Michael Pahl on October 20, 2019, called “Living Out the ‘One Anothers.’” This is the first in a five-part series called “One Another.” Here is a written excerpt from the introduction: Even if we sort through all … Continue reading

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Bearing Gospel Fruit

A sermon by Michael Pahl on July 14, 2019, called “Bearing Gospel Fruit,” reflecting on Colossians 1:1-14.  It is the first in our summer series on “Colossians: The Fullness of the Gospel.” Here is a written excerpt: If we want … Continue reading

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