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Rosh Hashanah

Days of Awe Depending on which calendar(s) you may use, whether print or digital, perhaps you’ve noticed a day coming up next Monday, September 10th called Rosh Hashanah. (I use a combination of Apple and Google Calendar, by the way, which I don’t know how I would survive without!)  It’s kind of like one of those days like ‘Canadian Flag Day’ that occasionally pops up […]

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Neighboring

During a conversation over coffee yesterday with a friend, he asked why things like missional living, neighboring, being a student of the community where we live, collaborative partnerships, racial reconciliation, foster care and adoption, serving the poor, hospitality and expanding our relational capacity to include people across ethnic, socio-economic and generational lines into gospel-centered community were all so important to me personally.  I thought […]

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Uncomfortable Christianity

A couple of weeks ago I picked up a book for my friend BT for his birthday (who, by the way, turned 5 this year thanks to February 29th) titled The Irresistible Revolution by Shane Claiborne. Since BT is always reading books of mine, I thought I’d get him a book I’d like to borrow […]

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Why we exist…

…Jesus said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” _John 20:21 Sunday afternoon, we worked a bit on this question: why do we do what we do as a church-community? We’ve been trying to answer this over the last several weeks and months ever since we started gathering […]

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