One in Christ Jesus

Pastor Bruce and I preached together.  It is only the second time that we have shared the message this way; the first was during a special service for graduates this past summer.  It was all his idea but I certainly saw the bigger picture yesterday.  We became one voice, one preacher.  Guided by Galatians 3.26-28, […]

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Race is Too Small

“I have been crucified with Christ and it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me.” ~ Galatians 2.20, NRSV Race attempts to group millions of individuals according to their culture and based on the external markers of their flesh:  the social coloring of skin, the shape of one’s […]

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An Act of Faith

“To put an end to something is an act of faith not an act of disloyalty.”  Trish Miller, the new Mid- Atlantic Cooperative Baptist Fellowship coordinator, said these words over a lunch meeting with other CBF pastors.  Her words were unexpected.  What was a regular conversation about denominational life became what Eugene Peterson calls “a […]

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