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The Phoenix: Raise into New Life

Jesus’ resurrection is a single moment in human history, but had and continues to have profound significance that cannot be contained in an annual one day celebration. Thus, Easter is a seven Sunday season, which emphasizes the post-resurrection accounts of Jesus and the emerging Christian community. Yet, Jesus’ resurrection is the foundation upon which the… Continue reading The Phoenix: Raise into New Life

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Holistic Stewardship

The word ‘stewardship’ has inherited the baggage of ‘financial campaign’ and has become a dreaded and dirty word amongst communities of faith. Stewardship seems to invoke the image of church leadership shaking its members for additional funds until they are financial exhausted. This image is disconcerting for those in the pews, church leadership, and the… Continue reading Holistic Stewardship

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Doubt: Necessary for a Dynamic Faith

  The celebration of Easter in the Church is 50 days beginning with the Resurrection and concluding with the Holy Spirit poured out onto the people at Pentecost. This Easter season recounts the post-Resurrection accounts of Jesus the Christ, our Risen Lord.   The morning of the Resurrection emphasizes Mary Magdalene and additional women arriving… Continue reading Doubt: Necessary for a Dynamic Faith