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John Knox

Throughout 2017, this year that marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, we are tracing the history that led to the founding of our church through the lives of key people in that story. We began before the Reformation … Continue reading

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A Word about Fruitfulness

The age in which we live is obsessed with data. Statisticians have created elegant formulae to analyze everything from the economy to sports. So it is only natural for believers to carry that same thinking into the church. Are there … Continue reading

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A Word about Wealth

What does the good life look like to you? The image that comes to my mind is a sunny day at a sandy beach with the crystal-clear ocean beckoning me to wade in. For you the good life looks like … Continue reading

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A Word about Prayer

This parable tells a story of need. That’s fitting, since the disciples have just asked Jesus, “Teach us to pray.” They sensed their need—not just for inadequacies generally, but even for the inadequacies of their praying—and Jesus met them where … Continue reading

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A Word about Compassion

There is a way to read this passage that will send you to hell—not just the place of eternal punishment that our confession of faith speaks of, but a life of hell here on earth. This misreading of today’s text … Continue reading

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