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Lent: Life from Ashes

Lent: Life from Ashes

By Michael Bowman Our creation story in Genesis tells us that God made man (Hebrew word, adam) out of the dust of the ground (Hebrew word, adamah). God makes woman the same way. And God has a great plan for their lives. The man and woman, as they walk with God in the...

A Word from Pastor Paul on the Methodist Protocol

A Word from Pastor Paul on the Methodist Protocol

A Word from Pastor Paul on the Methodist Protocol By Paul Lawler   Grace to you, Christ Church family. Last Friday, many of you read the news of leaders in The United Methodist Church entering into an agreement for a protocol of an amicable separation of the...

The Journey of Epiphany

The Journey of Epiphany

The Journey of Epiphany And what it means for us By Michael Bowman     Celebrating the Original Journey   In the Church, the season celebrated after Christmas is called Epiphany. At Christmas, our major focus is on God coming to his people. During...

Don’t Miss Christmas

Don’t Miss Christmas

Don't Miss Christmas By Michael Bowman   After All   O God, you have caused this holy night to shine with the brightness of the true Light: Grant that we, who have known the mystery of that Light on earth, may also enjoy him perfectly in heaven; wherewith...

A Closer Look at Advent

A Closer Look at Advent

By Michael Bowman ADVENT...  is the beginning of the Church year. It is our starting point. Advent begins a six-month period of time where the Church focuses on and relives the story of Jesus.   Advent is a quiet season that invites every one of us to slow down....

Kenya and the Power of Almighty God

Kenya and the Power of Almighty God

Kenya and the Power of Almighty God By Paul Lawler   I have had the privilege of spending time in many parts of the world.  Most of that time has been in Asia with persecuted Christians. I recently spent time with Christians in East Africa. This is but one story...

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