Dressing the Part

Just a reminder that next Wednesday, Aug 26th, we won’t be having a meeting that night.  Pass the word to anyone who might need to know, and who doesn’t always read this stuff or get announcements. Also, I read an interesting blog post about how Christians interface with new technologies like Facebook.  It’s really worth […]

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What Not to Wear

Whooops.  I was so sick this week, this thing slipped right past me.  I’m feeling better now…so let’s think about our text for this Sunday…shall we? This week we’ll be starting chapter 3 of Colossians, and reading the first 11 verses.  (Message version) In the last chapter, Paul talked about taking care not to let […]

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Avoiding Extremes (part two)

As we come back to our study in Colossians this weekend, we’ll be reading vs 11-23.  Of course, here it is in the Message.  As we started chapter two, we looked at the extremes we want to avoid when it comes to our efforts to live out the teachings of Christ.  We want to avoid the extremism of isolation…our […]

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Avoiding Extremes (part one)

One of the things that I think is fascinating about the New Testament is the ease in which it deals with antinomies.  On one hand, we are encouraged to sell out completely when it comes to our allegiance and love for Christ; and on the other hand we are cautioned about become extremists in the […]

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The Great Convergence

First, before we talk about the passage we’ll be looking at this Sunday, I need to offer an apology.  I was confronted about the Jib Jab video I showed at the beginning of my teaching, and was advised that it really wasn’t appropriate for public viewing.  For at least one person, and maybe more, the subject […]

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

This Sunday we’ll keep looking at Paul’s introductory remarks to the church in Colosse.  We’ll read vs 9-14 in chapter one.  In this section, Paul moves from complimenting the stuff he knows about the Christians in Colosse, to the stuff he’s hoping for concerning them. The whole movement of this section is about change.  V12-14give […]

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We Are a Moment, You Are Forever

HEY…I just realized what I forgot!  This week we’ll be finishing up our short (or long, depending on your attention span) study of Psalm 103.  This week, we’ll be reading v 15-22.  As you read it, what do you learn about yourself…what does it reveal about God to you? Has anyone ever said, or have […]

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