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Archives for November 2018

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 1, 2018

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 1, 2018 Welcome to December! In our family that means a lot of birthdays, anniversaries, and holiday celebrations. Of course, we’ll be eating far more than our share, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still have Brunch each Saturday. We’ll try to keep the fare light so none of […]

Excerpt from “Show Me the Path”

From Show Me Your Path: Cultivating a Life of Discernment By Michael Mercer (Chaplain Mike) • • • As we try to mark the path of wisdom and discernment, it is important to recognize that these qualities are not ends in themselves but means to a greater end. We seek to be wise and discerning […]

Nature Red In Tooth and Claw?

Nature Red In Tooth and Claw? Are God and Nature then at strife, That Nature lends such evil dreams? So careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life; That I, considering everywhere Her secret meaning in her deeds, And finding that of fifty seeds She often brings but one to bear, […]

Pete Enns: What Is The Bible? A Question Inerrancy Can’t Answer

What Is The Bible? A Question Inerrancy Can’t Answer By Pete Enns I deeply respect Scripture, but I am not an inerrantist. I have several reasons for this, but it comes down to two things: The Bible as a whole (rather than a prooftext or two) doesn’t support inerrancy. The history of Jewish and Christian […]

Sermon: Christ the King Sunday 2018

Sermon: Christ the King Sunday 2018 Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, ‘Are you the King of the Jews?’ Jesus answered, ‘Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?’ Pilate replied, ‘I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief […]

Escaping the Wilderness – Some thoughts on Community

Escaping the Wilderness – Some thoughts on Community …it is our job as a church family to be there for you, to help as we might be able, to sympathize with your situation, to pray for you, to weep with you, to care for you. – Chaplain Mike Making your way in the world today […]

Thanksgiving Homily 2018

Thanksgiving Homily 2018 Do not fear, O soil; be glad and rejoice, for the Lord has done great things! Do not fear, you animals of the field, for the pastures of the wilderness are green; the tree bears its fruit, the fig tree and vine give their full yield. O children of Zion, be glad and rejoice in […]

I’m Thankful for Travelin’ Shoes

Note from CM: It is Thanksgiving week in the U.S., and I’d like to take each day leading up to the holiday to share a few of the blessings I’m thankful for. I’ve decided this year to focus on some people and things that have had an impact on me personally, so you may find […]

I’m Thankful for the Radio

Note from CM: It is Thanksgiving week in the U.S., and I’d like to take each day leading up to the holiday to share a few of the blessings I’m thankful for. I’ve decided this year to focus on some people and things that have had an impact on me personally, so you may find […]

I’m Thankful for Francis Schaeffer

Note from CM: It is Thanksgiving week in the U.S., and I’d like to take each day leading up to the holiday to share a few of the blessings I’m thankful for. I’ve decided this year to focus on some people and things that have had an impact on me personally, so you may find […]