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Photos from Kick-Off Sunday

Kick-Off Sunday is when Community UCC members come together to welcome new members, commission our Sunday School teachers, bless our confirmands and break bread together following worship. 67 more words

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The Progressive Church vs. The Traditional Church (and why it shouldn't look like McGregor vs. Mayweather)

***Disclaimer: Yes, I understand there is exceptions to every rule. This blog is speaking to generalities. Don’t crucify me if you don’t agree with my definitions of either side.*** 1,288 more words
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I Guess I'm a Dirty Christian

There’s a movement flowing through Christianity at the moment. A movement that perhaps was sparked by thought leaders like Brennan Manning, Martin Luther King Jr, Henri Nouwen, Marianne Williamson and Shaine Claiborne. 809 more words

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When Your Haters Are Your Best Evangelists

Church Shopping on Yelp

“It is great to meet you, Steve! So before you leave, can I ask how it is you found out about Sojourn?” 1,330 more words

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The Approaching Storm II an Addendum and Apology

I wrote yesterday of what I see as an approaching storm in our United Methodist Church. A friend and colleague responded which prompted a 3:00am wakening with a thought and a need for an addendum to yesterday’s writing. 678 more words

Are Pastors like Salesmen or Therapists? Or Both?

I may be wrong about this (about ALL of this), but I’m going to take a stab at it anyway. If for no other reason than to try and organize my thoughts. 997 more words

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