Pastoral Backstory 2.27.14
Feb27

Pastoral Backstory 2.27.14

(What is the Backstory and why?)     February 27th, 2014 In Matthew 12 Jesus tells a parable that likens the expulsion of an unclean spirit to the cleaning of a house: “When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, but finds none. Then it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ And when it comes, it finds the house empty, swept, and put in order. Then it goes...

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February 23, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Holy Improvisation: Until We Are Revived” Psalm 85
Feb23

February 23, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Holy Improvisation: Until We Are Revived” Psalm 85

  February 23, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Holy Improvisation: Until We Are Revived” Psalm 85 http://ctktexas.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/CTK-02-23-14-compressed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

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Pastoral Backstory 2.20.14
Feb20

Pastoral Backstory 2.20.14

(What is the Backstory and why?)     February 20th, 2014 It was with some fear and trembling last Sunday that we took up the matter of doubt.  Would we end up repressing that sense of inscrutability we sometimes feel in our pilgrimage toward and with Jesus; or would we end up glorying in our uncertainties in such a way that we yielded to conventional wisdom that all discussion of faith should remain private?  The psalm we...

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February 15, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Holy Improvisation: Until Doubt is Answered” Psalm 73
Feb16

February 15, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Holy Improvisation: Until Doubt is Answered” Psalm 73

  February 15, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Holy Improvisation: Until Doubt is Answered” Psalm 73 http://ctktexas.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/CTK-02-15-14-compressed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

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Pastoral Backstory 2.13.14
Feb13

Pastoral Backstory 2.13.14

(What is the Backstory and why?)     February 13th, 2014 The laptop was in surgery this week. Despite the First World problem, we managed to assemble a few items for the Backstory. See how these tie our week together and prepare us for Sunday. CtK has prayed corporately in the past, but last Sunday we spent an extended time together expressly for the sake of praying–practicing what it means to pray the Psalms and...

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