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Nov30

Hanging of the Greens and 5th Sunday Feast

Join your church family Sunday November 30th as we decorate our church home for Christmas! In...

Dec13

Coffee and Carols

We will all meet at Keystone, our sister church in Waldo ( 406 W. 74th St. Kansas City, MO 64114)...

Dec14

Parent's Day Out

Every parent's favorite event is coming up again soon! Drop your kids off for a few hours while you...

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Nov 9

Can we Yell our Prayers?

Scripture reading: Job 31:35-40

Jared discusses honesty in prayer.

Two Cans and a String

Nov 2

Why Pray?

Why Pray?

Scripture reading: Romans 8:26-27

Pastor Jared discusses the mystical nature of being "at prayer."

Two Cans and a String

Oct 26

Life after Death?

It's been said that Jesus' hope was not that bad people would become good, but that dead people would be made alive.  What does it mean to live?  What would it look like to go beyond merely existing? 

Dias de los Muertos

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Sometimes the good news is bread.

"Sometimes the good news is a story about Jesus. Other times, the good news is bread."

 

A classmate of mine, Muchengetwa, told me that after a preaching class during my junior year of undergraduate studies in bible college. It has served as a good reminder to me in all the years since. I was reminded of that lesson again recently when I was at the Revolution site one evening. I left the building and immediately pulled my hood up against the cold and started complaining to myself as I shoved my hands in my pockets. And then I...

Confession: your pastor loves Christmas.

Confession: your pastor loves Christmas.

 

He loves it in an absurdly cliched way. He loves the kitsch decorations and the carols and the movies and food and…

 

I love the holiday season. I love the fact that for more than a month the absurdly beautiful and messy story of God coming to earth as a baby takes center stage. Even the stories that aren’t about that are really about that. Every predictable Hallmark channel movie that’s about second chances and unrequited love that is finally returned is about the...

This is definitely NOT about the Royals...

I’m going to do my very best to avoid writing in praise of the Royals in this pastor’s note.  It’s cheap and unimaginative to make a theological or spiritual point using the Royals’ past three decades as an extended metaphor.  I know this to be true.  Must. Avoid. Temptation.

 

I’ll keep it at a few sentences.  I’m a huge Royals fan.  Somehow my dad became the only Royals fan in a family (eight siblings!!!) of Cardinals fans.  We listened to Royals games on the radio...

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