• Can peace be achieved?

    Do you wish for world peace? Do pray for it? Do you hope that an iron-fisted dystopian government will rise out of the ashes of our current society to impose draconian laws that enforce peace at any cost? I’m guessing that last one is not high on your wish list, …

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  • Psalm 23 performed by James Phillipps

    James Phillipps – Psalm 23 from FlyFeNniX on Vimeo. Music by: James Phillipps Directed by: Ces Peynetti / Dave Tuck Produced by: FlyFeNniX Productions / TMC’s CMD Edited by: Ces Peynetti / Micah Brown P.As.: Ryan Devlin, Micah Brown Track Recorded by: Kevin Ford. More about this video at www.flyfennix.com

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  • 3 Minutes in the Desert with Jesus

    I, like many pastors (and Christians in general), was not always impressed or pleased by what the History Channel producers of last spring’s The Bible Miniseries did with each story and every character. However, as my congregation is quickly becoming aware (due to me repeatedly bringing it up in worship …

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  • Shine into Our Night by Sovereign Grace

    Shine Into Our Night from Sovereign Grace Ministries on Vimeo. Perhaps an Epiphany appropriate hymn with some great darkness and light themes. What do you think? Positives and negatives? Free sheet music and scores. Lyrics: Shine into Our Night VERSE 1 We are not what we should be We haven’t …

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  • Daily Bread Lectionary Devotions

    Scroll down to see the full list of Daily Bread Lectionary Devotions outlined by season of the church year. Check back each week for a new Daily Bread Lectionary Devotion, which will be posted as a two page printable PDF. You can either use the PDF digitally or better yet, …

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The Same Old Papacy

Meet the new pope — same as the old pope

Ripped from the headlines In March 2013, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a Roman Catholic bishop in Argentina, became a whole lot of firsts: first pope from the Americas, first pope from the Southern Hemisphere, first non-European pope in 1,300 years, first Jesuit pope, first pope named Francis, and the first pope …

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THE GOSPEL and Pseudo-Saviors

“All who make idols are nothing, and the things they treasure are worthless.” (Isaiah 44:9) Intellectually I understand that there is only one Savior, …

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Not Good Enough to be Selfless

To overcome evil, you must be selfless. If you fail, you will be factionless: without family, without a home, without hope. Or… …

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A Father for Fathers

This fabulous Father’s Day post comes to us from Pastor Jonathan Bourman of Peace Lutheran Church in Aiken, SC. I haven’t played …