Tag Archives: Beatitudes

Sunday’s Sermon Today: Be The Attitude- Unexpected Joy (John 11:17-37)

Blessed are those who mourn, because they will be comforted. (Matthew 5:4) Upon opening his new store, a businessman received a bouquet of flowers. He became dismayed on reading the enclosed card, that it expressed “Deepest Sympathy”. While puzzling over … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Be the Attitude – Making Change (Acts 8:26-39)

“Don’t believe everything you think.” Those were the words of a Facebook post a few weeks ago. I am not really much for skimming Facebook … unless I happen to be stuck in line somewhere! But this particular post caught … Continue reading

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The Be-Attitudes: Finish Last (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Blessed are the poor in spirit,¬†for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.–Matthew 5:3 This week, we’re kicking off a series on the Beatitudes, Jesus’ most-famous collection of sermons, found in Matthew 5. It’s an interesting list of what it means … Continue reading

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Remembering Newtown, Boston, & Brandermill: Can We Change? (A Mustard Seed Musing)

Why is it that it takes tragedy to get our attention? Why can’t we change until we lose something? Why do we think it’s always going to happen to someone else until it happens to us? A year ago today, … Continue reading

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Neill Blomkamp’s Message For Christian Filmmakers

With the release of Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium, the story of a dystopian future where the privileged live in a safe space station above Earth while the impoverished struggle in a desolate waste, I went back to the first of Blomkamp’s … Continue reading

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