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I have to ask…:

I have to ask… As a woman, a Christian, a student, a bloger, a hiker, an environmentalist, a mother, a wife, a millennial, and a spiritualist

Is the Church relevant today? :

Is the Church relevant today?

with all the extremists… :

with all the extremists…

…with all the bad press… :

…with all the bad press…

…with all the hate…:

…with all the hate…

…with all the ignorant statements… :

…with all the ignorant statements…

I have to ask…:

I have to ask… Are we living out the message of Christ?

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As a Pastor, Minister of the Word… not only do I believe that the Holy is relevant in this time and place… but I feel we are being called to action: true, authentic, genuine, not agenda or membership driven just pure tried and true ACTION

to show God’s love to all… :

to show God’s love to all…

to embrace the pluralist world we live in…:

to embrace the pluralist world we live in…

to read the Bible – in Greek and Hebrew:

to read the Bible – in Greek and Hebrew and realize the true “sacred” within the text

that came to us from a poor son of a carpenter…:

that came to us from a poor son of a carpenter…

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long-haired bleeding heart peace-loving free thinker anti-establishment With new and strange ideas liberal radical Jesus was considered all these things!

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long-haired bleeding heart peace-loving free thinker anti-establishment With new and strange ideas liberal radical

He wasn’t white nor European nor did he have blue eyes… :

He wasn’t white nor European nor did he have blue eyes…

He didn’t fight to keep his money or the power that comes with it… :

He didn’t fight to keep his money or the power that comes with it… Because he gave up being wealthy and powerful

Today we are called as a Christian to accept the realities of the world we live in::

Today we are called as a Christian to accept the realities of the world we live in:

not denying them… :

not denying them…

or worse trying to go back to the way things were or the good old days:

or worse trying to go back to the way things were or the good old days

Jesus lived in the world and was one of us…:

Jesus lived in the world and was one of us…

Jesus was not an elitist, nor a businessman, nor a politician :

Jesus was not an elitist, nor a businessman, nor a politician Despite what people were expecting!

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In 1483 Martin Luther posted his 95 theses – proclaiming the much need changes to the Church and calling out the church on questionable behavior

today I pose this question: :

today I pose this question:

in our attempt to “save” the world have we forgotten WHO are true Savior is?:

in our attempt to “save” the world have we forgotten WHO are true Savior is?

Have we forgotten our Savior?:

Have we forgotten our Savior?

some of us have gotten lost… :

some of us have gotten lost…

but Jesus looks for all the lost sheep… :

but Jesus looks for all the lost sheep…

Some of us are searching for the path…:

Some of us are searching for the path…

where judgment is given to Christ and love is spread to all others… :

where judgment is given to Christ and love is spread to all others…

where scholarship leads us to a greater understanding of Holy in this amazing universe we live in… :

where scholarship leads us to a greater understanding of Holy in this amazing universe we live in…

where interfaith conversations lead to new friends and partnerships :

where interfaith conversations lead to new friends and partnerships

where living and doing is more important then speaking…:

where living and doing is more important then speaking… "Everything they do is done for men to see: They make their phylacteries wide and the tassels on their garments long; they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues” Matt 23: 5-6

where care for this plant is a piece of good stewardship… :

where care for this plant is a piece of good stewardship…

when this time of year isn’t the only generous season for us…:

when this time of year isn’t the only generous season for us…

on Dec 24th we celebrate once again the birth of our savior – Jesus the Christ… :

on Dec 24th we celebrate once again the birth of our savior – Jesus the Christ…

where will you be?... :

where will you be?...

We will be in Church, celebrating in community of friendship and waiting with open arms for you to join us… :

We will be in Church, celebrating in community of friendship and waiting with open arms for you to join us…

Christians like us – like YOU – exist and we want our voice back!:

Christians like us – like YOU – exist and we want our voice back! …join us any Sunday

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To bring Jesus back to the Christ ian message

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