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September 23, 2010 - Joy in the midst of pain
September 16, 2010 - Encourage one another, transition
August 12, 2010
July 15, 2010
June 10, 2010
June 4, 2010
May 13, 2010 - Live without regrets, because only God sees the whole picture
April 29, 2010 - Christ changes you, not your circumstances, World Vision Experience: AIDS
April 8, 2010 - Roman's 8:28 meditation, marriage seminar, job opening
April 1, 2010 - Hope in the resurrection
March 25, 2010 - What "seed" in your life does God want you to nourish?
March 18, 2010 - Why you should host a Seder
March 10, 2010 - Two services, dessert auction results
March 4, 2010 - Jesus gives us bread to satisfy our souls
February 11, 2010 - Jesus established God's kingdom, congregational meeting, small groups
February 3, 2010 - Preaching the grace of God
January 21, 2010 - God gave his son in our stead
January 7, 2010 - Epiphany, Wise men, light of God
December 22, 2009 - Christmas Eve and what to do once the excitement has ended
December 17, 2009 - All things are possible; Jesus was a miracle
December 11, 2009 - Jesus changed everything, real Christian love, St. Nick report
November 24, 2009- Reasons to be thankful, The Desolate Wilderness and the Fair Land
November 20, 2009- Spiritual New Years resolutions, St. Nick project
November 3, 2009- We have a youth pastor!
October 29, 2009- All Saints Day
October 22, 2009- You can be a bear, a party animal or the human being God made you to be
October 15, 2009- Pulpit exchanges, pooling resources, TG side-dish sampler, property work day
October 1, 2009- God is our Redeemer
September 24, 2009- God provides for us unexpectedly sometimes; giving is an act of trust
September 3, 2009- Remembering God's work in our lives, 2nd surgery, swine flu protocol, 50,000 volts in the Ark of the Covenant
August 20, 2009 - Rehab, God's mission
August 12, 2009
July 16, 2009 - Love, authentic community, 1 John 4
July 9, 2009 - Quotes for hard times
July 2, 2009 - Bad news: health care is confusing and many can't afford it; good news: God calls us his children
June 18, 2009 - How is The Cove responding to the present financial crisis? (like cutting the budget, maybe?)
June 11, 2009 - Our country is embracing a new economic system: Bigger Government. Should it matter to me?
May 28, 2009 - Pentecost is both a Jewish and a Christian holy day Jews call it Shavuot, and commemorate the Law; we commemorate the Spirit.
May 20, 2009 - Youth Sunday is a great tradition
May 14, 2009 - Enemy Love: What if my enemy is a terrorist who wants to kill 1,000,000,000 innocent people?
April 30, 2009 - Our hallmark as Christians is not Power (Romans), nor Wisdom (Greeks), nor Tradition (Jews), but Love...
April 21, 2009 - Fireproof your marriage and the Love Dare...
April 15, 2009 - Tax Day. I'm losing my nest egg: I actually own General Motors AND Citibank
April 7, 2009 - Good Friday and Easter. Resurrection
By Mary Ann Bernard
March 26, 2009 - 262,000,000 civilians were killed by governments in the 20th century (and you thought it was bad enough that 6,000,000 Jews were killed)
March 19, 2009 - The naming and dating of Easter
March 12, 2009 - Giving up things for Lent
March 5, 2009 - May you make Aliyah today, go up to God. May you linger in God's presence...
February 26, 2009 - Where does a Christian go on pilgrimage?
February 12, 2009 - Big Unemployment = Rice and Beans now, instead of Wine and Brie
February 4, 2009 - What did Jesus set us free from? Culture. You thought I was going to say "sin" didn’t you?
January 22, 2009 - Christianity means freedom
January 15, 2009 - Faith means letting God do something for you
January 8, 2009 - "Clubby Christianity" a club defined by grace
December 18, 2008 - Christmas can have us; we can't "have" Christmas
December 11, 2008 - a thoughtful poem attributed to Mother Teresa
December 4, 2008 - Santa is like God: giving us things we didn't earn, just because he likes to
November 26, 2008 - "A slacker asked me for 70 cents yesterday...."
November 20, 2008 - "A slacker asked me for 70 cents yesterday..."
November 13, 2008 - the resurrection of the body
November 6, 2008 - Do we care too much about politics?
October 22, 2008 - There is a "Christian" way to vote.
October 16, 2008 - Keep bringing down the Tower of Babel
October 9, 2008 - God doesn't use the weather to judge us anymore
October 2, 2008 - sabbatical reading list
September 25, 2008 - our 7th All-Church Retreat Report
September 17, 2008 - Wine and Communion: it's not the fermentation that matters, it's the color, it's the blood