March 19, 2017 Rev. Patrick Lafferty “Disabused: Reassessing the Bend in the Arc” Ecclesiastes 3:16-4:3; 5:8-9; 8:10-15
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March 19, 2017 Rev. Patrick Lafferty “Disabused: Reassessing the Bend in the Arc” Ecclesiastes 3:16-4:3; 5:8-9; 8:10-15

March 19, 2017 Rev. Patrick Lafferty “Disabused: Reassessing the Bend in the Arc” Ecclesiastes 3:16-4:3; 5:8-9; 8:10-15.  Thabiti Anyabwile & Ta-Nehisi Coates, November,...

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Feb. 26, 2017 Rev. Kevin Gladding “Calvin’s Institutes #3”
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Feb. 26, 2017 Rev. Kevin Gladding “Calvin’s Institutes #3”

Feb. 26, 2017 Rev. Kevin Gladding Calvin’s Institutes #3 (audio)   Presentation slides

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Laughing at life, or at death–a pre-Lenten Pastoral Backstory – February 23rd, 2017
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Laughing at life, or at death–a pre-Lenten Pastoral Backstory – February 23rd, 2017

February 23rd, 2017 There’s an old joke: Two elderly women are at a Catskill mountain resort, and one of them says, ‘Boy, the food at this place is really terrible.’ The other one says, ‘Yeah, I know, and such small portions.’ Well, that’s essentially how I feel about life — full of loneliness, and misery, and suffering, and unhappiness, and it’s all over much too quickly. Woody Allen   It’s the assumption of many,...

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Embodying the Creed – Pastoral Backstory – February 16th, 2017
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Embodying the Creed – Pastoral Backstory – February 16th, 2017

February 16th, 2017   We’re weeks into a series letting the Apostles’ Creed set our agenda. To what end(s), though? How will we know if our review of its matter is starting to matter? We’ve spoken briefly as to why the creeds were formulated at all. Summarizing the “faith once delivered” helped the rapidly expanding church see the proverbial forest for the trees in what it meant to follow Jesus....

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