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Author: spiritstirrer

Hopeful Imagination

  It has been a difficult set of weeks. We have faced sin and death in our lives, in our community, and in our world.

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On the Preaching Life

This week I was blessed to be part of the North Carolina Preaching Festival in Raleigh, NC. I was honored to be part of the

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The Church Gathers: GC2016

Each Lord’s Day the body of Christ gathers. We sing songs of praise, hear a word proclaimed, and gather around table. Each week we remember

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A Kin-dom Imagination

The empathetic imagination moves in a direction opposite to that of fear. In fear, a person’s attention contracts, focusing intently on her own safety, and

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Peace. With Us.

Hail the heav’n-born Prince of Peace! Hail the Son of Righteousness! Light and life to all He brings Ris’n with healing in His wings Mild

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Pastor as Prophet

John brought this divine message to all those who came to the Jordan River. He preached that people should be ritually cleansed through baptism as

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Discernment: GC 2016

One of the continued conversations here is around how a body discerns. How do we hear each other? What does it mean to listen to

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Reversal

51     God’s arm has accomplished mighty deeds.         The proud in mind and heart,         God has sent away in disarray. 52     The rulers from their high positions of

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