Gathered Around the Manger- The Shepherds

For about 30+ years this place where you are sitting was a bar. In fact, on a stage in this very area, bands like Foghat and .38 Special played to a packed room. So it was no surprise when, about a month ago, someone from outside the area checked-in to the church on Facebook, tagged […]

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Jonah-Why We Hate Grace

Show video clip of Instant Karma Does anyone else want to cheer when they watch that? I’ve told the story before of how I drove about 5 miles out of my way just to watch a guy, who was speeding, get pulled over by the cop he blew past and didn’t see. We love to […]

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Jonah-Those Far From God

There are a lot of people who struggle with the reality of Jonah. A man is thrown overboard, swallowed by a large fish, lives in this fish for three days, and is eventually vomited onto dry land. What an incredibly, unbelievable story. This is the stuff of fairy tales and legends. It is difficult, if […]

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Jonah-Taking Others Along for the Ride

DiscoverMagazine.com recently reported on a really cool study that seems to indicate the experiences of our ancestors have more impact on than previously thought. Whenever we suffer a traumatic experience or face hardships…these molecules attach themselves to our DNA, and then get passed on to our children. “According to the new insights of behavioral epigenetics, […]

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