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

Truly Thankful

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I love Thanksgiving.  The food is wonderful.  The gathering together of family is a blessed time.  The hours of relaxation after the food are great too.  Most of all, I love the football.  Professional or … Read More

500 Years of Reforming

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The final Sunday of October marks our annual observance of Reformation Sunday. On Reformation Sunday, we celebrate the tradition that grounds our faith. This year is the 500th anniversary of the day on October 31, … Read More

Worshipping Well

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An argument has been made recently that the reason for the decline of the church in the last decades is not due to theology or practice but due to a lack of creativity. It is … Read More