Tag Archives: teaching

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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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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Lord, Teach Us!

Jesus’ teaching is not just an add-on, something extra for extra-spiritual Christians. Rather, Jesus’ teaching is central to Jesus’ entire life. It fits hand-in-glove with Jesus’ healings and miracles, his death and resurrection. If you’re going to claim to follow … Continue reading

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We are Called to Devotion

“They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers” (Acts 2:42). Pastor’s Notes: According to the book of Acts, the first followers of Jesus didn’t call themselves “Christians,” but “the Way”: people … Continue reading

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