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Coffee with John

Let’s face it, we’re all caffeinated Christians. Well, maybe you aren’t, but everyone else with a cup of coffee nearby is. I even woke up with an acid stomach this morning, and still, the first thing in my mouth was … Continue reading

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More about that lady pourin’ coffee

  And the lady pourin’ coffee She knows the regulars by name And if she doesn’t know you She calls you “Honey” just the same This is a picture of Branka Katic, Serbian actress, in one of her scenes playing … Continue reading

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Everyone’s welcome except those who don’t want to be there

Everyone’s welcome. This is another aspect about the Gospel of Welcome we want to focus on today. Everyone’s welcome. And we mean everyone. Every color, every race, every religion and none, every sexual preference (LGBT and you can add XYZ … Continue reading

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God is waiting to throw a party

I commission you all today as ambassadors of the Gospel of Welcome. What that means is that you are representatives of a message of good news about God. This is important because most people have an impression of God as … Continue reading

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There never was a moral majority

I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people— not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave … Continue reading

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Sign up today, while it’s still May!

Well it’s hard to believe it’s the end of May already and time to wrap up our “All for one and one for all” membership campaign. We have over 20 new MemberPartners and a few more who will be reporting … Continue reading

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1,263 miles to Little America

One winter around the turn of the twentieth century, young Robert Earl Holding was taking care of a herd of sheep in the desolate desert of western Wyoming when he got caught in a terrible blizzard with 50 mile an … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Gospel of Welcome

There are some people who have dropped in on this discussion about Christians and Muslims via social media who think I’m off my rocker; I’ve lost my marbles, and become a heretic. If I had a dollar for every person … Continue reading

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