11-29-15 Rev. Patrick Lafferty Birthing hope: Advent in Ruth; Trust renews with a Turn Ruth 1:1-18
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11-29-15 Rev. Patrick Lafferty Birthing hope: Advent in Ruth; Trust renews with a Turn Ruth 1:1-18

Birthing hope: Advent in ruth; Trust renews with a Turn    

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Pastoral Backstory – November 26th, 2015
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Pastoral Backstory – November 26th, 2015

      November 26th, 2015 It would be his last poem. Shortly before his death in 1973, W.H. Auden penned “A Thanksgiving,” a reflection upon all his tutors–both those from antiquity he’d read and those from whom he’d learned firsthand. Two he mentions were part of that famous literary group of fellow Christians known as the Inklings: Charles Williams and C.S. Lewis. (Another of the...

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November 22, 2015 Rev. Patrick Lafferty – Laying down in order to take up Acts 20:17-38
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November 22, 2015 Rev. Patrick Lafferty – Laying down in order to take up Acts 20:17-38

November 22, 2015 Rev. Patrick Lafferty Thy Kingdom Come: How it did and does; Laying down in order to take up Acts 20:17-38

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Pastoral Backstory – November 19th, 2015
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Pastoral Backstory – November 19th, 2015

      November 19th, 2015   It now sounds like most of those who perpetrated the deadly massacre in Paris last Friday were Syrian. Which means the flood of those fleeing that nation embroiled contains the very elements the wars fought, and still being fought, in those regions were meant to contain. So now the world has on its hands yet another ostensibly intractable dilemma: how to reconcile the collision...

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November 15, 2015 Rev. Patrick Lafferty Thy Kingdom Come: How it did and does; Idols never die quietly Acts 19:21-41
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November 15, 2015 Rev. Patrick Lafferty Thy Kingdom Come: How it did and does; Idols never die quietly Acts 19:21-41

Thy Kingdom Come: How it did and does; Idols never die quietly Acts 19:21-41   

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