A vision of heaven

Posted on 19 Feb 2017, Pastor: Adam
  Have you ever wondered what heaven will be like? I mean, beyond the Pearly Gates, which are often the only thing depicted when heaven is portrayed in the popular imagination. What does heaven look like in your mind’s eye? After all, for something that occupies a large place in many
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Gaming the System

Posted on 12 Feb 2017, Pastor: Adam
  One of my favorite stories from Christian history is about a certain baptismal practice that rose to some level of prominence. It was still the early days of our faith, before the fall of the Roman Empire, but after Christianity had found wide-spread acceptance among the Romans. One of
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Salt of the earth

Posted on 05 Feb 2017, Pastor: Adam
  It is interesting which pieces of wisdom you remember from your parents. My mom is a wonderful cook and growing up, she would give us little cooking and baking lessons. One such lesson was on the importance of using a little bit of salt when baking bread. “Don’t forget the salt,
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What does the Lord require?

Posted on 29 Jan 2017
  All was not well in Israel. The land was filled with corruption and greed. The King grew wealthy off the evil that was allowed to prosper. All around invading armies stormed, growing ever closer to the Promised Land. It seemed imminent that Israel itself would come under siege. In this
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Jesus is calling

Posted on 22 Jan 2017
  And Jesus saw two brothers, James and John, in the boat with their father, Zebedee, mending their nets. Jesus called them. Immediately they left the boat, they left their father, and they followed Jesus. And their father was pissed. James and John never heard the end of it. Whenever they
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What do you need?

Posted on 15 Jan 2017, Pastor: Adam
  It wasn’t long after I had moved to Connecticut and settled into my apartment down in Norwalk that I received the first up-selling phone call from my cable company. I remember that the woman was very nice. She welcomed me as a new customer. She asked if my new internet was working for
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Jesus’ Baptism

Posted on 08 Jan 2017, Pastor: Adam
  I was maybe five or six when I was baptized. I was old enough to remember the experience. I remember standing at the front of my family’s Methodist church, with my two younger brothers; one was just a toddler, the other was still an infant. I remember my parents and grandparents standing
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Christmas is About God

Posted on 18 Dec 2016, Pastor: Adam
  There are times when we are presented with a story that is not at all what it appears to be on first read. Masquerading as one thing, these are stories with ulterior motives. For example, The Wonderful World of Oz, though it is presented as a children’s book, is regarded as a commentary
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God is With Us

Posted on 11 Dec 2016
  I must confess that enjoy listening to Christmas music this time of year. Something just feels right when I hear Michael Buble cover classic Christmas hits while I’m working at my desk. And these long dark nights somehow seem less oppressive as I drive the lonely back roads of
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