The Invitation

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“It is finished” – the last words of Jesus on the cross, were also the last words of a dying world. The old world, old creation, old order of things was dying.   From Adam’s transgressions, to Cain’s city onward, the world was dying, it was a dying place, a place of death. We inherited from our forefathers, Adam and Cain, … Read More

Interrupted By Hope

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INTERRUPTED BY HOPE    We have our plans, our time, and ideas about how this holiday season should work. However, Advent changes all of that. The arrival of this season shifts our focus and gives us a greater expectation than day-in-day-out living. Advent interrupts our schedule and points us toward a new hope. It brings the blessing of an unplanned … Read More

Unity not Uniformity

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Yesterday at Journey Church, I spoke about God’s call to us to be unified as the Church and as a church.  Unity is not optional.  When we don’t live in unity we fail to be the church.  When we don’t live in unity, we can’t call ourselves the ecclesia, the church of Jesus. Part of our problem with unity is … Read More

Citizen

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I am first and foremost a citizen of the kingdom of God. This means that I live my life according to the teachings of Jesus found in the Sermon on the Mount. My secondary citizenship is in the nation in which I reside.  Today I realize more than any other day I am a stranger in a strange land, a … Read More

Election Day Communion Liturgy

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Election Day Communion Journey Church of the Nazarene     Prayer for the nation From The Book of Common Prayer Lord God Almighty, you have made all the peoples of the earth for your glory, to serve you in freedom and in peace: Give to the people of our country a zeal for justice and the strength of forbearance, that … Read More