March 2007

Reflections on Worship

All throughout my Christian life, praise and worship have played a central role in my spiritual journey. I remember the times when God spoke to me in various ways through the times of lifting up praises to Him. There were times of tears as I reflected on songs that talked about God’s love and forgiveness. There were times of commitment as I embrace a chorus that talked about surrender. Every single song and every single...

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Workaholic Anonymous

I might have to enter into a 12-step program. This week I did not have to prepare any sermons and my meetings with people settled down a bit due to UM’s Spring Break. At first, this weird feeling came over me (withdrawal symptoms?). But then it hit me that I was not doing some of my weekly routine of preparing sermons and presentations. One complaint (or shall I say one of many) that Christina has...

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Sexual Harassment

Christina and I watched the movie, North Country. I have heard good things about it in the past, but for some reason we never got around to watch it. I don’t even know where to start to describe some of my emotions when I saw the movie. At first I was a bit appalled and then it turned into disgust and anger (righteous anger). The movie was based on true events in history. It was...

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Series of All Series

If you haven’t checked out our Naked sermon series website yet, then you can click here first. There is about a week left before we start this new sermon series on March 11th. We have been diligently trying to prepare for this series. For some reason, as we were planning out the sermon series for the whole year, we just felt like this series was really going to help our church see a breakthrough. Some...

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