Come and join in the great story of Holy Week and Easter this year! The story of the cross and the empty tomb is at the center of the Christian faith, and we tell that story through our worship over the course of Holy Week. Whether you’re a long-time member or have never been to …
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I don’t know if you’re one of those people who picks up a new novel and first peeks at the end, just to see where it’s going to go. I know the temptation! About a year ago, I finally decided to read the Harry Potter series—I’d read the first two books a couple years earlier, …
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“For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved, it is the power of God” (1 Cor. 1:18). With these words, Paul opens what is one of my favorite passages in his letters: it’s talk about wisdom and foolishness, strength and weakness, and the cross is at the center of it all….
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Ask ten people what the Christian season of Lent is about, and I’m guessing that nine of them will mention giving something up. It’s a time-honored tradition in this season of preparation for Holy Week and Easter to go without for a time, to fast. Of course some Christian traditions have a more prescribed fast for the season….
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