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Symmetry

In 2 Corinthians 8:7-15, Paul gently seeks to convince the Corinthian church to share their wealth and resources with other believers who are in need. In essence, Paul invites us to consider the symmetry of wealth and power. Is there a fair balance, or is there assymetry? Let’s celebrate and continue the ways we are […]

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Having nothing, possessing everything

Continuing the theme of vulnerability in Paul’s 2nd letter to the believers in Corinth, today we observe again Paul’s lack of defensiveness in 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 (even when he is providing a defense!) and his contrast with the “super-apostles” from a few chapters later. In what ways are each of us tempted to be super-someones? […]

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Well known to God

This week, we begin a short series hearing a few sections of the apostle Paul’s second letter to the church at Corinth. This letter clearly reveals that Paul and the Corinthian church have some issues of distrust and mutual pain. Yet, instead of being defensive, in 2 Corinthians 5:6-17, Paul chooses the path of vulnerability, […]

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What we believe together

As a congregation we affirm the importance of regularly meeting together to worship, to celebrate communion, and to hear God’s word in a spirit of mutual accountability. How do we demonstrate this shared Anabaptist conviction and how may the Spirit be challenging us toward greater faithfulness? Sermon by Gina Burkhart

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Jesus Saves

In John 3:1-17 Jesus tells Nicodemus that God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Jesus saves! Jesus was sent to save the world. We as Christians celebrate that good news. But, what kind of saving does Jesus do? […]

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