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A Bridge to Safety

These are anxious and worrying times when we find ourselves confronted with the reality that sickness will affect us all at some point during our lives. Yet we recall that Jesus took on our human flesh and our frailty. He knows what it is to suffer and is with us in our suffering. He is compassionate. […]

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Old Ways

I have a smartphone that needs to be upgraded. The operation is sluggish. Daily I have to reboot because an app has frozen up the phone. I understand why our phones need continual upgrades. It’s because those who provide the hardware desire to sell more hardware. They routinely upgrade my phone’s software until my phone […]

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Why Lord? Why O Why!

Even as the bodies of what we now know to be twenty-two dead or dying lay on the floor of a Walmart in El Paso, their names not yet know to the broader community, the police going about their harrowing duty of processing the crime scene as first responders care for 26 wounded. Even as […]

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Tweeting the Lord’s Prayer

Two years ago, Twitter doubled the number of characters for a tweet from 140 to 280. A variety of different tweeters used it as an opportunity to share the Lord’s Prayer. Some used the prayer in its original form and others put the prayer into their own words. Some took the action words in the […]

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Let’s Make a Deal

I have witnessed the restorative and healing power singing has on countless people experiencing homelessness who participate in Matthew’s Voices. I have heard stories of how the choir has changed their perspective, given them hope, and provided much needed safety and emotional support. It’s an hour to relax and unwind through song, laughter, story sharing, […]

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Roberts Park Fish Fry

The Roberts Park Fish Fry is returning on Thursday and Friday, September 26 & 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Join us for the best, chef-prepared fish fry in downtown Indianapolis. Enjoy your choice of fish, pork tenderloin, coleslaw, baked beans, all-beef hot dogs, desserts, and soft drinks. Choose a meal for $10 or purchase […]

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Old Dogs

That’s more or less what Jesus is getting at in this confrontation with His critics. You can’t easily reach those who don’t think they need a savior or a teacher. They want to know why Jesus eats with sinners and hated people like tax collectors. They want to know why Jesus and his followers don’t […]

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