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A Book Worth Reading
I Knew Jesus before He Was a Christian . . . and I Liked Him Better Then is an attempt to make an appropriate and helpful distinction between the gospel and religion, between Jesus and the institution in human history that has driven so many away from him. Yet it is a “pro-church” book that calls God’s people to do a better job of representing Jesus to the world by finding its true identity in him.
This Week's Fax of Life
WHAT IF . . . ?
What if the church were a version in miniature of the kingdom of God that focuses the great variety of personalities, gifts, and passions of people to the single task of honoring God in the world?[more]
This Week's Sermon
LOVING THE PERSON WHO ISN'T "ONE OF US"
The best way for the church to get clear about our mission in the world is to study the life of Jesus.[more]
LOSING YOUR FOOTING?
Ours is not the first generation to have a wringing-of-hands reaction to scary realities such as the ones you are witnessing.[more]
LOOKING FOR A SAFE PLACE
What happened last week in Paris is a reminder of so many things – how evil evil is and how vulnerable we are at any moment in our lives.[more]
THE MISSING LINK
It is who the person really is rather than what the person can do that makes one’s lasting impact.[more]
FRESH OPTIONS FOR 2015
New Year 2015 is God's mercy to you. With his presence a reality and in one-day-at-a-time surrender to him, creative new things will come out of the waste-and-void chaos of the past.[more]