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September 2016 Blog Posts (4)

Stewardship - SERMON by Deacon Cindy Roehl

Stewardship  . . .  is it just about money? Or, as one person put it, is it about everything we do with our lives after we say, "I believe in God . . ." Deacon Cindy's sermon makes a compelling case for the latter; read it here:  Stewardship .

Added by Becky on September 25, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Quid Pro Quo - SERMON

Are other  people merely fodder for you to get what you want? Is religion? Some people think even God is a means to an end. Christ teaches us, by his word and by his life, that relationships - human and divine - are not to be grounded on exchange, on like for like, this for that, tit for tat, quid pro quo. They are grounded on caring, sharing and warmth. Don't think much of what Scripture teaches? Even Forbes magazine says the same thing - at least with regard to humans. Listen to…


Added by Becky on September 18, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Coming of Age - SERMON

The 15th Anniversary of 9/11 is a time for us to reflect on what we've learned since that life-defining day, including the paths open to us then and now, and what we yearn for in our future on this planet. Humanity - both collectively and individually - has a lot of practice crossing the thresholds of life, when we go from way way of seeing the world to another, when we "come of age" into a time of different wisdom and experience. Listen to the sermon …


Added by Becky on September 11, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Be a Tough Cookie - SERMON

People who deeply believe in something or someone are willing and able to risk and endure so much more than people who don't. People with ardent faith are, as one columnist put it, Tough Cookies. Jesus expects his disciples to be tough cookies. Listen to the sermon here or read it…


Added by Becky on September 4, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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