Tag Archives: community

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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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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On retreat

Jesus often went away to pray — sometimes alone, sometimes with his closest disciples, Peter, James and John — but always to spend uninterrupted time with His Father. Paul went away to Arabia and back to Damascus for three years … Continue reading

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Our place in the world

The Catch is a community, and because of that, we are the body of Christ. The body of Christ is a community. But there are other communities we live in, too. A community is a group of people sharing something … Continue reading

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Human beings being human

We truly need a lovely story like this one right now. This is a neighborhood being a neighborhood. This would make Mister Rogers proud. It started out last night when one of our Chihuahuas got out. His name is Churchill … Continue reading

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First responders in justice and love

We are all fighting isolation. Here in Southern California, we just found out that should ICU capacity reach a certain level — and we are close to that now — another total shutdown like we had in the spring will … Continue reading

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