Pastoral Backstory 05.29.14
May29

Pastoral Backstory 05.29.14

(What is the Backstory and why?)     May 29th, 2014 Summer is here and everyone is dashing about. Some of us will escape the city to find a favorite a watering hole.  Others will wander into our midst wondering what we’re about.  All this coming and going asks for something short and sweet to take with us along our meandering and merry way. So here’s several items for your beach-reading or for wherever you find...

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May 25, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Rest in the Rule: [Rest] for the eulogy” Exodus 20:8-10, Hebrews 4:1-10
May25

May 25, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Rest in the Rule: [Rest] for the eulogy” Exodus 20:8-10, Hebrews 4:1-10

  Rest in the Rule: [Rest] for the eulogy http://ctktexas.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/CTK-2014-05-25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

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Pastoral Backstory 05.22.14
May22

Pastoral Backstory 05.22.14

(What is the Backstory and why?)     May 22nd, 2014 There wasn’t time last Sunday to tease out all the implications of what it means not to take the Lord’s name in vain.  Let me include one omission here. In context, the 3rd commandment had particular relevance to one’s making of promises.  Oaths or vows they were called, the distinction depending on the type of promise and to whom.  To attest to the...

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May 18, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Rest in the Rule: Watch Your Mouth” Exodus 20:7, Philippians 2:5-11
May18

May 18, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Rest in the Rule: Watch Your Mouth” Exodus 20:7, Philippians 2:5-11

  May 18, 2014 Patrick Lafferty “Rest in the Rule: Watch Your Mouth” Exodus 20:7, Philippians 2:5-11 http://ctktexas.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/CTK-05-18-14-compressed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

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Pastoral Backstory 05.15.14
May15

Pastoral Backstory 05.15.14

(What is the Backstory and why?)     May 15th, 2014 As we began unpacking our church’s vision for Faithful Presence last Fall, a member spoke candidly during one of our Q&A’s (I paraphrase): I live far away from here. I’m ‘here” somewhat artificially in that I only see any of you on Sundays.  There’s a limit to how present I can be to CtK given how my physical presence with any of you is limited to once...

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