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Of Calendars, Holidays, and Rhythms

As we approach Labor Day weekend, I have been thinking about calendars, life patterns, and rhythms. While Labor Day originally was intended as a holiday to remember and celebrate the contributions of American workers, it has come to be known more for marking the end of summer. Similarly...

Jesus at the Table

In Faith Church’s current sermon series, “At the Table”, a couple of passages we’ve looked at are from the Gospel of Luke. Jesus having meals with people and often teaching at a table is a key theme in this gospel and in fact, many of these stories are found only in the...

Christians and Tattoos

A question I have received on multiple occasions as a pastor is whether it is okay for Christians to get tattoos. A verse that comes up in this discussion is Leviticus 19:28. This verse reads: "You shall not make any cuts on your body for the dead or tattoo yourselves: I am the Lord&rdquo...

Dare to Read Daniel

Over the past couple of weeks, the 4 Year Bible Reading at Faith Church has been going through the Old Testament book of Daniel, so I have been thinking about this book lately. There are some things that makes this book unique and interesting. For example, part of the book is written in Hebrew...