Posts from May 2014

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Connected Summer

by Jack Miller

As the summer months approach, many of us will take advantage of warmer weather and fewer commitments by traveling and taking time for vacations and family reunions. It seems to be the rhythm of many of our lives. Our church life reflects the change in rhythm as we develop special summer programs and adapt other […]

Ascension Day

by Heather Prince Doss

  On Thursday, Christians in many traditions will celebrate the Ascension of Jesus Christ to the Father in heaven. It is a day that passes without much fanfare or even notice among mainline Protestants. (Read the story of Jesus’ ascension in Acts 1.) Does ascension matter? Our good friend Andrew Purves says, “Yes!” Ascension matters […]

Mother and MVP

by Steve Keeler

Friends and Neighbors, May the love of God, the grace of Jesus Christ, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you. From the Apostle Paul to his understudy, Timothy: My dear son, I constantly remember you in my prayers and long to see you so that I may be filled with joy. I […]