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Two Out of Three Is Half Bad: 2 Kings 9-10

Games of Thrones The narrative of 2 Kings 9-10 is unmatched in our mob and “palace intrigue” movies. The writers of “The Godfather” and “Game of Thrones” needed only to read the succession stories of the kings of Israel for good material (and they probably did). So if it’s been a while since you’ve read […]

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Thoughts on Our Approach to COVID and Government Orders

It seems to me a good time to remind you or reiterate some of our thinking behind our responses to COVID and the government’s orders. From the beginning, our default approach to COVID has been to follow the County health authorities’ guidelines. At the same time, we have intentionally not made commands to the congregation, […]

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Sharing in All Things

  An elder letter, by Dan Russell Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and one soul; neither did anyone say that any of the things he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common. And with great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of the […]

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I Decline, Madam Secretary

Introduction I read that Hillary Clinton is concerned about what’s going on in the church, because so many young people are “leaving the church”. Here’s the quote: “Because a lot of people are leaving the church, a lot of young people are leaving the church in part because [of] the way they understand what Christianity […]