We Make The Road By Walking

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The story goes that as Harvard University added buildings around the famous Harvard Yard through the 19thcentury that they did not include paved paths between the buildings. For decades, they simply kept adding buildings and … Read More

New and Renewing Faith

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Last Sunday, we marked the beginning of the Sunday School year with Celebration Sunday. It is also the unofficial kick off of the fall. With our adjusted calendar because of the sanctuary projects, it corresponded … Read More

Good News For Today

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Many of you may know, but others may not, that the New Testament of our bible was originally largely written in Greek.  While some of our English bibles rely on Latin translations or other English translations … Read More

223rd General Assembly

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Every other year, the Presbyterian Church (USA) meets in a General Assembly to worship, discern, decide, and plan together for the ministry and mission of the church. Ministers and elders from across the country come … Read More

Church

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In the center of historic Dublin, Ireland sits St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The water well where St. Patrick baptized the first Christians in Ireland in the fifth century is immediately adjacent to the building. The day school … Read More

One In Christ

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I am fascinated by the church. It is probably why I do this. We are the body of Christ, the living embodiment of the Son of God. How remarkable is that? We declare that we … Read More

Southminster 75 and Beyond

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When the Elders and Deacons of the church met in January for our Southminster Officer Retreat, one of the discussions was about “slaying dragons”. What histories, concerns, issues, problems, etc. are keeping the church from … Read More

Imagine Jesus

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Picture Jesus. In your head, think about what Jesus would look like for you. Do you have that image? Is Jesus Caucasian with blond hair, blues eyes, and a kind smile? Does he have a … Read More

Love More

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As we approach Super Bowl Sunday, I am reminded of an advertisement from a few years ago that was equally applauded as it was derided. Coca-Cola, the ubiquitous soft drink company and global presence, offered … Read More