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caught in the act (great stories need to be told!)

“Every day, they met together in the temple and ate in their homes. They shared food with gladness and simplicity. They praised God and demonstrated God’s goodness to everyone.

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The Church


MARK 8:31-38

Passion. It can mean two different things according to the dictionary:

  1. strong and barely controllable emotion.
  2. the suffering and death of Jesus.

Passion is a word that elicits both a deep yearning to experience the world in a most authentic way, and it also helps tell the story of the death and resurrection of our savior Jesus the Christ. 1,642 more words


proud of my church and its witness to Jesus

 I remember your genuine faith, for you share the faith that first filled your grandmother Lois and your mother, Eunice. And I know that same faith continues strong in you.

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The Church

God's Mischief: Reflections on a Soul Friend

On a brisk fall day in November 2012, I sat in the Fresno State library with my usual items: a book and cup of coffee. I found myself distracted, however, as I nervously pondered the meeting that I had scheduled in the next few hours. 809 more words

Endings and Beginnings

Many who hold to an orthodox understanding of Christianity have already exited the PCUSA. Those who remain often feed isolated and despondent. We should not. For God does not depend on numbers of adherents or the power of human will to achieve His ends. 360 more words



The Presbyterian Church is considering an amendment to the constitution that changes the definition of marriage so that persons of any sexual orientation can be married.  330 more words

Same Sex Marriage