We Protestants emphasize the priesthood of all believers, the notion that we are all called to be a “royal priesthood” (1 Peter 2:9), but do we practice being “priests” in our daily lives? 616 more words
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Speaking to a group of Baptists at the recent Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia general assembly, the Reverend George Mason challenged churchgoers to engage in social justice ministries that help the poor, empower the oppressed, and bring healing to the brokenhearted. 601 more words
Sermon Title: “A Great Cloud of Witnesses” (a sermon for youth Sunday).
Text: 2 Timothy 1:3-7
Last week, our liturgical artist (we’re too cool to have “worship leaders”) Isaac spoke about joining creation’s chorus by enlisting our gifts, our voices, and our very careers for the work of the Lord. 1,782 more words
Several years ago, my church toyed with “contemporary” worship by employing guitars, drums, and choruses. The process was a tough one for a church that championed liturgy and tradition. 708 more words