New Beginnings

Rev. Brian Bakeman was with us this morning, continuing our study of the “I AM” statements using the book The God We Can Know.  Our attention today is on the “I AM the Bread of Life” statement (John 6:35). Brian started class by asking what is the difference between being full and being satisfied. We […]

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New Beginnings

This Sunday, we continued our study of the I AM statements using the book, The God We Can Know, with Rev. Brian Bakeman leading our class. He began by reading Genesis 1:1 and then asked for instances of big moments in the dark. We watched Rev. Rob Fuquay’s video on “Knowing God’s Guidance.”  The video […]

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Insight

In our fourth lesson on Richard Rohr’s Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation, we considered whether vulnerability could be the key to continued spiritual growth. Our spiritual lives are part of a flow, Rohr says. There is risk in the current. However, as the flow among Father. Son and Holy Spirit flows over us, […]

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New Beginnings

We’re happy to welcome Rev. Brian Bakeman this morning. He’ll be leading us this month as we study the “I AM” statements using Rev. Rob Fuquay’s book, The God We Can Know. Rev. Fuquay is the pastor at St. Luke’s UMC in Indianapolis. We watched a video with Rev. Fuquay, going to the place where […]

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New Beginnings

On Sunday morning we finished our study of Lysa TerKeurst’s book, Uninvited, Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out and Lonely with Sherry Pemberton. Sherry reviewed some of the previous weeks statements by Lysa TerKeurst and had constructed a few of her own. She also shared from the book, ten things to remember […]

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New Beginnings

We’re happy to have Sherry Pemberton with us this week as we continue our study on the book Uninvited, Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out and Lonely. Sherry shared another statement from the author – “To love God is to cooperate with His grace.” She asked the question “What is grace?” and […]

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Insight

On Sunday, we studied “Part One: A Trinitarian Review,” from Richard Rohr’s The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation. Rohr says we are experiencing a “spiritual paradigm shift,” chiefly because we can no longer live with the previously accepted worldview. That includes its Earth-centered view of the universe. Rohr also believes that the common […]

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Insight

In our introduction to Richard Rohr’s Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation, Insight Class learned a startling fact: The word “Trinity” is not used anywhere in the Bible! As it turns out, the Trinity is a complex issue, one about which we actually know little, beyond the “three persons” mentioned in hymns. Rohr writes […]

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New Beginnings

We were glad to have Sherry Pemberton with us again this week as we continued our study on Lysa TerKeurst’s book, Uninvited, Living Loved When You Fell Less Than, Left Out and Lonely. This week’s statement is “I can choose to bring my emptiness or God’s fullness into any situation.” Sherry talked about rejections from […]

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New Beginnings

We’re pleased to have Sherry Pemberton with us for the month of September and she’ll be teaching from a book by Lysa TerKeurst entitled Uninvited, Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out and Lonely. God wants us to live loved when we feel left out, lonely and less than. When we live loved, […]

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