Deep and Wide

Jonah 3 & 4 “Then Jonah went out of the city [Ninevah] and sat down east of the city, and made a booth for himself there. He sat under it in the shade, waiting to see what would become of the city.” ~Jonah 4: 5 Learn about the depth and breadth of God’s love for […]

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What’s in a Name…?

Mark 1:4-11 Baptism of Our Lord Sunday On this Sunday we commemorate the baptism of Christ by John the Baptist. Jesus’ baptism has come to be seen as the true beginning of His ministry on earth. But this day is more than just the celebration of a moment in history. It is a celebration of […]

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“Home” By Another Way

Matthew 2:1-12 Questions to consider: Name a memorable epiphany you have experienced in life. What were the circumstances? Place? Your age? What if any actions did you take as a result of the experience? When did life disrupt your “best made plans?” Did you find your way “home” by another way? How did faith enter […]

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The Rush is On

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-15 1.  What life-rhythms do you appreciate most? Do others join you in these rhythms? Do some fight or even sabotage your rhythms? 2.  What are the most important traditions you have leading up to Christmas?  What brings you the most joy and satisfaction?  Which of your traditions are the most stressful? 3.  Which of […]

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Kingdom Giving

Luke 6:27-38 and Malachi 3:10 Questions to Ponder: 1. What’s so special about 10% and why does the preacher offer it up as a standard of giving? In a world of overwhelming needs and a plethora of charitable giving options, should the church get the lion’s share? WWJD? 2. Which part of John Wesley’s “rules” […]

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Kingdom Living

Selections from Matthew 6 Guiding Questions 1. Describe your feelings when the church begins the Annual Fall Stewardship Campaign. Is your first instinct to stay home with the morning paper and a cup of coffee and/or do you come, hoping to be inspired and challenged anew OR none of the above! If you were the […]

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