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Things of Man vs Things of God

In an attempt to derail Jesus’ mission and ministry, the Pharisees and Sadducees ask him a number of questions as they try to trick him. Their attempts fail, but the questions and the answers Jesus gives are filled with ideas and insights into our life and faith. It...

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The parable of the Wedding

Weddings tend to be joyous occasions.  They are the beginning of a new life, and we hope the joy will carry through many years.  Sunday’s messages deal with the parable of the wedding banquet.  The dynamics of a wedding in Jesus’ day and age are very different from...

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Time on Earth

Jesus' parable about the caretakers of the vineyard draws our attention to our role, as Christians, while we are here on earth. Although we need to be caretakers of our planet, Sunday's messages are not about the environment or global warming. We should be concerned...

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Authority

The question of authority permeates history. Who has the authority to direct, set the agendas, make decisions, decide the direction you or your community will take? Authorities compete for your money, support, and votes, but mostly for your loyalty. They want you to...

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Grace

Grace is not about fairness!  Something or someone who acted unfairly has hurt us all.   We believe there is some standard about what is fair, but more often than not we wonder about the unfairness of life.  Children who don’t get their turn and the wonderful mother...

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Living Freely

Forgiveness is a major theme in the Christian faith. Time and time again, Jesus returns to the topic, revealing insights and ideas about the importance and priority of forgiving. We have visited the topic of forgiveness often, but it still has mysteries and depths we...

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