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Archive for October, 2013

  • Epic Fail Prayers

    This Week’s Text: Luke 18:9-14 Back when I was planning worship and picked out today’s Scripture, my first reaction upon reading the Pharisee’s prayer was – EPIC FAIL! I mean this is really bad. But here’s the thing- it was meant to be an epic fail. Jesus told this parable in this manner for a reason. […]

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  • The Difference Between Healed and Healthy

    This Week’s Text: Luke 17:11-19 In today’s story, it says Jesus was in the region between Galilee and Samaria traveling to Jerusalem. He enters a village along the way, and it says ten men approached him but they also kept their distance. These men had leprosy. If you had leprosy, you were permanently unclean. You had […]

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  • The Party Church

    This Week’s Text: Luke 15:1-10 In today’s passage, we have a lost sheep and a lost coin, and the shepherd and the woman who search, find, and then party. Really- it’s all there. They search for the lost item, they find the lost item, and then they throw a party. We have the same mission in […]

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