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January 1970 Archives

Sermon of the Week: Snakebit!

posted by Robert Gelinas

Last weeks easter message…

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The Sankofa Institute Online: Free At Last? By Carl Ellis (Chpt. 2)

posted by Robert Gelinas

“De-Egyptianization” is the term for what happened to Israel in the desert.  After four hundred years of slavery their culture and identity was virtually destroyed and in need of restoration.  They were in such bad shape that even though God […]

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The Sankofa Institute Online: Free At Last? by Carl Ellis (Chpt 1)

posted by Robert Gelinas

At The Sankofa Institute we are reading Carl Ellis’ Free At Last:  The Gospel in the African-American Experience.  Outside of the Bible this is the most influential book in my life.  Ellis is seeking to demonstrate a way for all […]

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Obama on the Resurrection

posted by Robert Gelinas

This week President Obama hosted his annual Easter Prayer Breakfast.  He spoke briefly about Christ’s resurrection and grace. He is risen…He is risen indeed! (Read my review of, “The Faith of Barack Obama” entitled, “Belonging Before Believing)

Keeping Watch with Jesus

posted by Robert Gelinas

Jesus said to his disciples, “could you not keep watch with me for one hour?” (Mt. 26.40)  This has inspired Christians to keep vigil with Jesus starting tonight through Good Friday. The goal is to meditate upon Jesus’ final hours. […]

Holy Week Meditation

posted by Robert Gelinas

Jesus died on the cross for many reasons.  One of which was to set us free from sin.  Because of Christ’s work on the cross we are no longer are slaves to our sinful desires–as hard as it may be […]

The Sankofa Institute Online: The Talented Tenth

posted by Robert Gelinas

What do you think about W. E. B. Du Bois’ concept of The Talented Tenth? William Edward Burghardt (aka–W.E.B) Du Bois was the first African-American to earn a PH.D. from Harvard.  He went on to be a history professor, editor […]

Now that’s a cheerful giver!

posted by Robert Gelinas

Scripture says that God loves a cheerful giver.  This guy must have Jesus grinning from ear to ear!

Sermon of the Week: Knowing Jesus By Heart-Template

posted by Robert Gelinas

Woudn’t it be nice if there were a template for the Christian life?  There is…

Pastor Fired for Questioning Hell

posted by Robert Gelinas

Chad Holtz lost his job because he struggles with hell.  What did he do for a living? He was a pastor. Marrow Chapel in Henderson, North Carolina, dismissed him not because he doesn’t believe in hell but because he struggles […]

Rose Mapendo (AKA–“Great Love”)

posted by Robert Gelinas

Rose Mapendo’s last name means great love.  She is a compelling example of a life lived out of the cross of Christ.  Watch the video and listen to the interview to find out why. Listen to NPR interview with Rose […]

Sermon of the Week: Knowing Jesus By Heart (p3)–Mastery

posted by Robert Gelinas

Wynton and Willie are at it again!

posted by Robert Gelinas

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Guest Blogger: Patricia Raybon
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Sermon of the Week: Your Lot in Life (P5)
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