13 August, 2017 Mr. Isaac Banegas “Mirror of a Monarch” (Psalm 101)
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13 August, 2017 Mr. Isaac Banegas “Mirror of a Monarch” (Psalm 101)

13 August, 2017 Mr. Isaac Banegas “Mirror of a Monarch” (Psalm 101)

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“not all tears are an evil” – Pastoral Backstory – July 27th, 2017
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“not all tears are an evil” – Pastoral Backstory – July 27th, 2017

July 27th, 2017 I have always despised saying goodbyes. Whether to my grandmother as she stood frail on the porch of her powder-blue, clapboard home in Oklahoma; or to my best friend from my childhood as we departed for different universities; or to my mother in the last days of her battle with cancer. Apprehensiveness has for me been a frame of heart never quite far enough away. But parting ways and finding a fit word or act to...

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July 23, 2017 Rev. Patrick Lafferty “Stories in Between: to live in between is to go beneath” Luke 15:11-32
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July 23, 2017 Rev. Patrick Lafferty “Stories in Between: to live in between is to go beneath” Luke 15:11-32

Rev. Patrick Lafferty “Stories in Between: to live in between is to go beneath” Luke 15:11-32 

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Toward saying more with less – Pastoral Backstory – July 20th, 2017
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Toward saying more with less – Pastoral Backstory – July 20th, 2017

July 20th, 2017 Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Heard any of these evaluations of our online lives before? Our embrace of a “high-tech, low-touch” existence has been a Faustian bargain. Our curated social media personae permit us to create false impressions and compensate for deep insecurities. Our ability to hide behind...

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