Category Archives: community

What you don’t know about Super Bowl XXVII

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) The year was 1993. It was Super Bowl XXVII in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. And the halftime show was the first time the whole show featured one performer, … Continue reading

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So what’s spiritual about football?

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch. It’s that time of year when a young man’s fancy turns to … football? Yes, at least here in America with four teams left standing and two more weekends of … Continue reading

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On the street where you live

Come take a stroll with me down the streets of the internet, the only place I know where people the world over are all your neighbors. Mr. Rogers never had it so good. Some people claim you can’t have real … Continue reading

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Reaching for the eternal ‘oughtness’

“I accept this award today with an abiding faith in America and an audacious faith in the future of mankind. I refuse to accept despair as the final response to the ambiguities of history. I refuse to accept the idea … Continue reading

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Day four: Friday, October 29. The Kingdom is our mutual priority  Florence, our little snow queen, is not very happy in this picture. She is the daughter of a member of Marti’s current discipleship group, and she has just found … Continue reading

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Let’s light some candles

Day Two: Wednesday, October 27: Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds Our son Chandler is a serious and inquisitive individual. He is unlikely to conform in accordance to anyone’s expectations, … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of the Face of God — Here and Now

Ministry is, first of all, receiving God’s blessing from those to whom we minister. What is this blessing? It is a glimpse of the face of God — Here and Now.  Announcing the Vision and the Purpose From the perspective … Continue reading

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A community of love

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. John 13:35 The over-arching theme of all that we do here at the Catch — indeed for Christians everywhere — is love. It is the … Continue reading

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