Archive for ‘December, 2009

Jesus: Avatar or God?

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Our American culture seems to have grown more open to spiritual things in recent history. In general this openness is good—but there is also the danger of losing the uniqueness of what we believe as Christians—that Jesus IS God and not merely one of many ways that God is expressed in the world.

The Ghost Of Christmas

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In many ways, Jesus is like the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future in Charles Dickens’ story A Christmas Carol. However, much more than remind us of our past, Jesus has the power to transform it which allows us new freedom both in our present and our future.

Returning To The Sacred Shhh…

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When we work for justice in the world, we are partnering with what God is already doing. It’s important that we seek God first, rest in God’s love, and only then can respond faithfully to the call to partner with God by fighting for justice in our communities.

Undercurrent – Walk-ins

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This video tells the story of how our Care Ministry helps people who walk in to our church looking for help with a variety of needs.

The Fruit of Repentance

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When John the Baptist was proclaiming the coming of the Messiah he preached repentance for the forgiveness of sins and called people to be baptized. Jin Kim connected this proclamation to faithfulness in the body of Christ and the importance of bearing fruit in the world.

Kiln #2

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At our second Kiln event, Dave Spencer opened with a reflection using pottery, and four artists shared their work.