Sep 01 2014

Mitchell Lewis: For Labor Day

The United States is today observing the civic holiday of Labor Day. According to the Department of Labor, Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements … Continue reading

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Sep 01 2014

Rev. Brent L. White: Sermon 08-24-14: “Bible Heroes, Part 3: Jacob”

Jacob was afraid on the night before he reunited with his brother, Esau. Twenty years earlier, when he fled his home to settle far away with his mother’s people, Esau had vowed to kill him. Was Esau still angry? Was he still willing to keep his promise? Jacob had no idea. To his credit, however, in […]

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Sep 01 2014

Rankin File: Another Lesson in the Power of Doctrine

Yesterday in worship we sang the old Gospel hymn, “I Stand Amazed in the Presence.”  It’s one of those songs that gets me all choked up.  I know, part of it has to do with my upbringing: Sunday night worship in those little Methodist churches my Dad served.  We sang all those songs either from […]

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Sep 01 2014

John Meunier: Whitefield: Feeling the Spirit

George Whitefield defending the doctrine that all Christians can experience the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in his sermon “The Common Privilege of All Believers.” Indeed, I will not say our letter-learned preachers deny this doctrine in express words. But, however, they … Continue reading

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Sep 01 2014

Mitchell Lewis: People, Persons and Jargony Mush

I thought of this quote today: Do you want your writing to be instantly transformed into a mucky mess of corporate and legalese-sounding jargony mush? Then be sure to use persons as the plural word for person. Whiz! Bang! You’ve got yourself something … Continue reading

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Sep 01 2014

thoughtfulpastor: California Mystery Worship Five: Church Reservations Needed

My first hint that this might be a radically different place to go to church was the fact that I had to make a reservation to attend. And radically different it was–full of life, music, great greetings, welcomed earplugs, and the challenge to live without fear fearlessly given. On the recommendation of a Denton-area friend…

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