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May 2017

Grace Chapel is a non-denominational church of 4000 people in Massachusetts with campuses in Lexington, Wilmington, Watertown, East Lexington, and Foxboro. In 2014, they worked through their position on women as elders just as Bow Valley Christian Church has been working through our position on this important issue. Their Senior Pastor, Bryan Wilkerson, preached a sermon on June 1, 2014 that is one more helpful explanation of the path one church has taken. You can listen to it here....

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April 23, 2017

One church in Texas has been wrestling for many years with the question of whether or not women should be elders. Oak Hills Church, San Antonio, is a church from the a cappella Church of...


March 02, 2017

Do you ever have the feeling that it may be uncomfortable to reveal that you are a Christian? I confess that I have found myself in this position on a few occasions. For pastors like...


January 04, 2017

I have been fortunate to have many great mentors, coaches, disciple-makers, and spiritual friends in my life. I dare-say it would not have been possible to live my life without these people. A full education...


November 29, 2016

As I walked to the repair shop to pick up my car, I noticed a roadside sign for the local community theatre group. They were performing Hansel and Gretel. I thought about this story and...


November 18, 2016

If every one of us, every day, does a work of mercy, there will be a revolution in the world! (Pope Francis on Twitter 2016-11-15) The traditional seven acts of mercy include: feeding the hungry,...


October 17, 2016

In Genesis, we read that Ephraim was the son of Joseph who was the son of Jacob. The descendants of Ephraim were considered one of the tribes of Israel and came to be associated with...


September 23, 2016

Regarding the Gospel of John in the New Testament of the Bible, Bruce Milne had this to say. “The mystery of Jesus Christ is the theme of this gospel; always beyond us, yet always summoning...


August 08, 2016

Sometimes when I read passages of the Bible that I have read many times, they lose their horror for me. I am not shocked by them anymore. I suspect that this is true for many...


April 07, 2016

This left Jacob all alone in the camp, and a man came and wrestled with him until the dawn began to break. When the man saw that he would not win the match, he touched Jacob’s...


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