Instead of being embarrassed by continued frailty and weakness, disciples of Jesus know this condition serves to demonstrate all the more to the world that our only hope is in the power of God which dwells within us, which sustains us, and which is transforming us as we near eternity. For those unable to join …

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The glory of God that is growing within Christians seems at odds with our experience of weakness, frailty, and uncertainty. Our focus should remain on the Spirit who is growing the beauty of Jesus within us rather than on our attempts to build for ourselves systems or situations of security. For those unable to join …

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In A Liturgy Of Grief, Leslie C. Allen explores the biblical book of Lamentations and its theme of grief. While discerning patterns that have been helpful in dealing with individuals in chaplaincy work, Allen identifies some traits of corporate grief. Grief comes in many shapes, shades, and sizes. The grief of Lamentations is of a …

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The love of God means that difficult situations are confronted in order that love and fellowship may grow, not to push others away. It is the triumph of Gospel unity in these difficult situations which is a hallmark of the presence and power; a witness to the world. For those unable to join us at …

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