Pastoral Backstory – July 30th, 2015
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Pastoral Backstory – July 30th, 2015

(What is the Backstory and why?)   July 30th, 2015 Just weeks ago we got a glimpse into something that had been previously enshrouded in mystery. About the size of a baby-grand piano, the interstellar probe, New Horizons, made its way to within 7,500 miles of Pluto, collecting enough digital imagery and other data to occupy astronomers, geologists, and physicists for a decade. After its nine-year approach to the Plutonian...

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July 26, 2015 Thy Kingdom Come: From Obligation to Opportunity
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July 26, 2015 Thy Kingdom Come: From Obligation to Opportunity

Thy Kingdom Come: From obligation to opportunity Acts 5:17-42 Rev. Patrick Lafferty

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Pastoral Backstory – July 23rd, 2015
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Pastoral Backstory – July 23rd, 2015

(What is the Backstory and why?)   July 23rd, 2015 The Christian life is one of inward and outward facing. It regularly takes stock of the self–the mind, heart, and body–scrutinizing it for alignment with the Life God offers us in Christ. Citing Isaiah, Jesus decries a people who honor God with their lips but whose “hearts are far from Him.” “Watch your life and doctrine,” Paul admonishes...

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July 19, 2015 Thy Kingdom Come: What God has joined together
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July 19, 2015 Thy Kingdom Come: What God has joined together

Thy Kingdom Come: What God has joined together Acts 4:32-5:11 Rev. Patrick Lafferty

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Pastoral Backstory – July 16th, 2015
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Pastoral Backstory – July 16th, 2015

(What is the Backstory and why?)   July 16th, 2015 We may not be the fastest in the pack. But we are persistent. We first alluded to this back in September. We formally introduced the idea near the end of a sermon last February. And with Mark Kull’s election to the office of elder last month we took a giant step forward toward making this idea a reality. We’re talking about something we’re planning to call the...

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