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Evangelism Part 1: Embrace Your Calling as a Minister of Reconciliation
by Ed Dannemiller on September 29th, 2022
Think back to the day that God convicted you of your sin that you knew would deservedly send you to hell. In turn God drew you to Himself with the realization that by His grace you could find forgiveness of your sin. How? The plan of salvation became clear to you. God loved you so much that He sent his only Son Jesus to suffer and die in your place, taking the punishment that you deserved so that ...  Read More
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"And who is my neighbor?" Reflections on the Gospel and Racial Reconciliation
by Tom Bastress on June 18th, 2020
I recently preached a sermon from Luke 10:25–37. This is the familiar encounter Jesus has with an expert in the Mosaic law that leads to the Good Samaritan parable. The first part of this passage addresses the lawyer’s first question, “What shall I do to inherit eternal life?” The second part addresses the lawyer’s second question, “And who is my neighbor?” In the first part of the passage (Luke 1...  Read More
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Racism: A Direct Attack on the Gospel
by Josiah Smith on June 4th, 2020
"I can't breath." These were the last words of an African American man, a fellow image-bearer of God, before he was killed at the hands of Minnesota police officers. His name was George Floyd. Since his death, the world has erupted into chaos. Peaceful protests quickly turned into deadly and violent riots. Store owners have lost their livelihood. Innocent people have been injured. Some have even l...  Read More
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