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Joy that Gives

As we continued our series “Unshackled: Joy Beyond Circumstances” this past weekend at Eastbrook Church I walked us through Philippians 1:27-2:11, where the Apostle Paul shifts his attention from his present circumstances to the situation of the Philippians. 112 more words

Eastbrook

When morning gilds the skies..

Then the Lord answered Job out of the storm. He said: “Who is this that darkens my counsel with words without knowledge?….Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?

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Grace

Let Go

Several years ago, I started giving away my books.  Early in my ministry, I took pride in the collection of theological and ministry-related books I had in my personal library.   483 more words

Save Me!

Are you a rat on a sinking ship?

Expending valuable energy pursuing the dreams of others?

Blindly seeking purpose?

Foolishly chasing the pleasures of life? 544 more words

Voice In The Darkness

Reflecting on the Incarnation & Birth of Christ

As Christians of many stripes we all pause to remember the radical humility of God first manifested through the Incarnation and birth of Christ. In Martin Luther’s… 105 more words

Theology

Types of Kingship

Above:  The Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

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FOR PALM SUNDAY, ACCORDING TO A LECTIONARY FOR PUBLIC WORSHIP IN THE BOOK OF WORSHIP FOR CHURCH AND HOME  353 more words

St. Paul The Apostle

FROM HEAVEN ABOVE TO EARTH I COME

FROM HEAVEN ABOVE TO EARTH I COME

Martin Luther, translated by Catherine Winkworth

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Therefore, in honor of Martin Luther’s significant role in the Reformation and the Church of Christ, I thought we would consider one of the Christmas carols that he wrote.  578 more words