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John Welsey: The Capitalist and Fan of Godonomics  (who would be sadly disappointed in the Methodist church today). “We must exhort all Christians to gain all they can and to save all they can; that is, in effect grow rich.” […]

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   A few recent sermons about helping those who are hurting 04/15/12 “Who Adopts?” (Beth Guckenberger) 04/08/12 Easter “Stained Glass Savior” (Chad) 04/01/12 “Who Provides?” (Chad Hovind) 03/25/12 “Who Cares?” (Doug Daily) 03/18/12 “Who Remembers?” (Chad Hovind) 03/11/12 “Who Feeds?” (Chad Hovind) 03/04/12 “Who Sees?” (Chad Hovind) […]

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I read an article recently about a business man who discovered the stone used in the city of Jerusalem and is making it available in America. Denver, Colorado – Gill Lobel loves Jerusalem and its beauty so much that he […]

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The Bible is Too Niavely Optimistic Most religions have a way of elevating yourself. Usually it is some version of good deeds. In Buddhism you get enlightenment. In Islam you follow the 7 pillars. In Judaism you keep the law. […]

There is nothing like a game of Wii to reveal that the best of families quickly goes from looking like the old Leave It To Beaver to The Munsters shows. In the family room, we discover that we are all […]

If anything the last year has shown us is that nothing is certain.  The only certain thing is that… there is nothing certain. Few things can be counted on concretely.  Few things live up to their claims.  Remember that scene […]

Fearful Generosity Do you remember cooties?   Both the toy and the imaginary disease girls or boys had in school.   No one wants “cooties.”   We are scared of them.  We are fearful of the unknown and unseen.  Many of us have […]

Ever feel like Christmas has become too commercialized?  It’s more about getting than giving? This is the second Christmas since Beth’s grandmother passed away.  She was a woman of few words.  She served others to show her love. She grew […]

One more Biblical Reason why human rights and civil rights are so key to Christianity: The idea that life is sacred. and life begins not only at conception, but before conception is also found in the story of Christmas. Luke […]

  A WORLD OF PAIN Matthew 2:13-23 doesn’t seem very “Christmas-y”.  When we think of Christmas, we think of love, peace, joy, food, child in pretty manger, etc.   But in our study of Matthew 2, we are reminded of the […]

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