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Month: November 2017

Kevin Murriel ~ Advent Classic: Why I Need Jesus

November 30, 2017

As unpopular as it may seem the reality of Advent is that it doesn’t need to occur in the best of circumstances.

Michelle Bauer ~ God With Us: Mary Meets an Angel

November 29, 2017

Thank God for his presence. Express your feelings about following God despite your fear. 

Why Advent Breaks My Heart

As Christ followers, in all times and seasons, but especially during Advent and Christmas, we declare to the world that we’ve seen that great light.

Kevin Murriel ~ Developing a Circle of Sinners

November 25, 2017

A spiritual storm is a human struggle that gives God the ability to prove his sovereignty.

Jean Watson ~ Where Is God When Life Hurts

November 23, 2017

Why would you want to remove the nails that are holding you to the cross?

The Surprise of the Beatitudes

November 22, 2017

That is the surprise of the Beatitudes—what appears to be a source of unhappiness, turns out to be a source of joy and blessedness. 

Carrie Carter ~ Loneliness and Friendship in Ministry

All I have to offer is a few observations in the friend-connecting process. 

Visible Tokens: Communion through a Chain Link Fence

November 20, 2017

I believe these Holy Spirit-infused moments, when the thin veil of reality billows ever so slightly and we gain a glimpse of something larger and deeper than ourselves, are the moments that form and strengthen and sustain us in faith and in life.

Jeff Rudy ~ Return! A Sermon on the Jubilee Year

November 18, 2017

The people of God were called to exude that more gracious and merciful identity and action all the time. 

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Excuses, Excuses: Common Sense, Morality, and the Divine Revelation of God

November 16, 2017

Beware the excuse that lets you off the hook, or lets your friends, your ideological companions, or your heroes off the hook.