Tag Archives: Serving

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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Hallowed Be Your Name

Today’s passage begins with what might appear to be a pretty dark statement: “the end of all things is near.” It may evoke images of a rumpled street preacher with a sandwich board hung from his neck announcing coming destruction … Continue reading

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This Weekend at First (9/4/15)

God continues to be at work in our midst! Please read below to see how you can be involved. Pray for Minerva J. Minerva was admitted to the hospital earlier this week with a serious condition. She is having a procedure … Continue reading

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The Servant King

This passage forms the basis for many traditions, from nativity scenes to Three Kings Day. But what does it actually say? Who are the real kings? And what difference does that make today? Consider the story—the contrast, really—between two kings: … Continue reading

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Interaction: Serve One Another

“Everyone looks out for their own interests.” Those words could be the motto for our city. And yet it was as true in Paul’s day as it is in ours. After all, he’s the one who said it ( see … Continue reading

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