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Wandering Around in the Land of Forgetfulness

Forgetfulness is what we must constantly struggle against. (Avideh Shashaani, spiritual teacher) A few years ago, a line from the Psalms jumped out at me – maybe because I was reading it from a different version of the Bible than…

Boxes

I’ve helped a lot of people move lately, and I’ve noticed that no matter the person or how much stuff they have, moving is challenging. There is the physical task of hauling all that stuff to a new location, but…

The Cost

Last week, Steve read us the passage about the cost of following Jesus. To recap: Luke 9:57-62 57 As they were going along the road, someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” 58 And Jesus said…

Faith…Family…Fun…Food!

There is something special about being a part of Christian Community that is evident in some basic things, like we love each other as family, we love to have fun, and we especially love to eat together! And those things…

Serving Together: A Letter from Steve

Serving Together I am so thankful to be a part of Christian Community! This is true for a number of reasons, but most recently I am thankful for everyone’s desire to be a part of the ministry we share. Last…

Thrive!

My friend Rima has a passion for native plants, so I was not surprised when she included the story of her search for an American Holly tree in her worship focus at last Sunday’s gathering. She searched many nurseries in…

Baggage, Vision, and Community…

These days it is easy enough to get wrapped up in what each of us, in our world, with our families, and in our community can see…what is either right in front of us or is taking up all of…

Lines in the Sands of Time


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Lines in the Sands of Time

I’m going to let the teacher in me show with this post by employing some active learning. What I want you to do is find five rocks and put them in order left to right from your least favorite to…

Be Still

Art reveals the soul of a society. It reveals what a society values and believes. It transcends the day-to-day ordering of tasks, duties, and responsibilities to reveal the inner light of our lives. It puts all we do in context.…

Letting Go

I tend to be inclined towards self-improvement. I suppose we probably all are, but I can get myself tangled up in it. I all too often throw a friend for a loop by asking, “What do you think I need…