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This Weekend at First (1/27/17)

Here’s a preview of what’s ahead for our church family this weekend. Name Tags During the month of January, you’ll notice tables set up around the building where you can fill out a name tag to wear during the service. … Continue reading

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Publication of My Essay on Spencer Cone

One major project I finished in 2016 was an essay on the fifth pastor of our church, Spencer Houghton Cone. His life is truly remarkable. He was a teacher, an actor, a patriot, and eventually a pastor. His warm-heart and missions-mindedness … Continue reading

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A People for God’s Delight

One might reasonably expect that a series dealing with the commitments believers make to one another in the church should include this passage. And one would be right. After all, no less than eight commands governing relationships among Christians are … Continue reading

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A People for One Another

Nicholas Kristof, in a penetrating essay for the New York Times, wrote on the state of our nation’s universities. The piece is entitled “A Confession of Liberal Intolerance,” and in it he observes, “We’re fine with people who look like us, as … Continue reading

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A People in Covenant

If you ever decide to run a marathon, it’ll change the way you live. Successfully completing the race requires a regular exercise regimen, a disciplined approach to food and drink, and large amounts of time. Over the past month we’ve … Continue reading

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