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eugene-peterson

The Pastor’s Dilemma

I purchased Eugene Peterson’s As Kingfishers Catch Fire right as I left for the mountains. Mid-break, the Internet blew up with news of a recent interview where Peterson commented on same-sex marriage and suggested he would perform one. The next day, amid a storm of contempt, threats of book banning, and […]

Sermon: The Gospel of the New Covenant

Watch Pastor Jeff Harris’ sermon from Sunday, June 5, 2016 “Galatians: The Gospel of the New Covenant” https://youtu.be/inkD5OVS1h8 Main Points I.  The First Covenant is the New Covenant II.  The Choice Scripture References Galatians 3:14-16, 4:6, 9 Additional Reference

Warrior Poet: Ephesians 2:8-9

Key Idea I believe a person comes into right relationship with God by God’s grace through faith in Jesus Christ. Ephesians 2:8-9 (NIV) For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith-and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God-not by works, so that no one […]

Empowered

We were putting our first child into the public school system at the seventh grade. We homeschooled for philosophical and educational purposes but had always said, “We’re preparing our kids for the world, not merely protecting them from the world,” and it was time to mainstream our kid. As we […]

A Well Kept House

My childhood was clean and well kept; and my mother a “homemaker.”  From my earliest memories the smell of cookies as I arrived home from school or Sunday roast enveloping the house as we clamored in from Church, these hospices always awaited us.  There was order and I always wondered […]