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This Sunday: Do Not Feed the Geese

Friends, Happy August!  I hope that July ended well for you, and I hope that you were able to be a part of worship last Sunday to hear Bob Ramey’s sermon on the power of weakness.  If not, then you … Continue reading

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This Sunday: The Real Supper

Friends, Do you ever just want to get away?  I think we all have that feeling now and then, and it could be for a variety of reasons.  Sometimes we might simply be tired.  Other times, we might be stressed … Continue reading

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This Sunday: Dinner Etiquette

Friends, Have you ever attended a royal feast?  Or, if not a royal feast, at least some kind of dinner that was pretty hoity-toity?  Throughout history, kings and queens have held giant feasts, which have been subsequently represented in art, literature, and … Continue reading

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Feeding 5,000: before and after (July-August series)

We have reached the second month of summer, when we all tend to be scattered about, whether at the beach, the lake, the mountains, visiting family, or building houses and relationships in Jamaica, as 14 of you are doing right … Continue reading

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This Sunday: My Marbles Are Gone

Friends, It finally happened.  After almost 12 years at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson Weller has lost his marbles. Well, that’s at least the conclusion I’ve drawn from this Sunday’s sermon title.  Tomorrow is our annual Youth Sunday service, when the youth group … Continue reading

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Recent Reading Recommendations

For those interested in yesterday’s summer reading recommendation, The 4:8 Principle, it is available in a number of different formats on Amazon. Additionally, the collection of journal entries that Columbia Seminary president Steve Hayner and his wife Sharol wrote while Steve … Continue reading

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This Sunday: Perfect Makes Practice

Friends, Since late April, we have been studying Paul’s letter to his friends in the city of Philippi.  This Sunday, we begin the last chapter of his letter, which includes some of the best-known verses that Paul wrote.  For example: … Continue reading

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