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Jesus: Our Church’s One Foundation

During January and February 2017 our Sunday worship focused on the theme, “Jesus: Our Church’s One Foundation.” My sermons in this series explored 1 Corinthians 1-3 as seen through the eyes of Gaia, a fictional Christian woman in ancient Corinth who … Continue reading

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Stirring Our Imagination

Now to him who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ask or imagine, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, forever … Continue reading

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Revelation: Apocalyptic Jesus

Between Easter and Pentecost we are focusing in on the New Testament book of Revelation for our worship together. Here are some summaries of Pastor Michael’s sermons in the series: Entering the Apocalypse – Drawing on Revelation 1, examines how we should read … Continue reading

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Four Things

If you could only say four things to someone you loved, what would they be? Maybe it’s a child who is leaving home for the first time. Or a friend who is moving away to start a new job. Or … Continue reading

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People of the Way

Nearly two thousand years ago, a Jewish man was executed on a Roman cross outside Jerusalem. There’s nothing all that unusual about this: thousands of Jews were crucified by Rome back then. What’s different about this man, however, is that … Continue reading

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Lent: Turning to the Cross

In Luke’s Gospel, there is a moment where the whole story of Jesus turns. Jesus has been teaching and healing throughout Galilee, every word and action laden with the good news of God’s upside-down kingdom. He has cornered the disciples … Continue reading

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Praying the Psalms

Prayer is like breathing. As breathing is essential to our physical life, so prayer is essential to our spiritual life. We need to breathe; we can’t not breathe, if we’re going to live. So it is with prayer—even if all … Continue reading

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