Monthly Archives: November 2009

“Advent – Sad, Unsettling or joyous?”

We will attempt to contrast Jesus’ first and second advents. The first advent was supposedly a still, silent, midnight-clear event and ‘silver and gold’ and children and smiles…and wide eyed animals looking on.  The second advent, however, does not lend … Continue reading

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“Including the Excluded”

Peter had to decide he had to include what had been excluded!  God seems to be calling us to this kind of moment today. Who are the excluded in our culture today?  Why is that so?   Acts 10: 34-43   … Continue reading

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“Christianity and Culture Series: Film: Transformers”

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen – Autobots  Optimus Prime, the Autobot leader.  Bumblebee, the Autobot who befriended Sam Witwicky and disguises himself as his fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro.   Mudflap and Skids, also known as the twins.  Ironhide, the Autobot weapons specialist. … Continue reading

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“Christianity and Culture Series: Science and Nature: the Hubble Telescope”

In essence this will be a combo sermon:  slides from the Hubble site and a dialogue w/ science teacher Dan Irby – I am awed by the vastness and beauty of deep space.  Spend some time on the hubble website … Continue reading

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“Christianity and Culture Series: Claude Monet”

From wikipedia.com: Oscar-Claude Monet or Claude Oscar Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926)[1] was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as … Continue reading

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