Rhythm of Word

Month: August 2017

A Shrewd Dreading

Exodus 1:8-2:10                    “A Shrewd Dreading”

First Congregational Church of Anchorage  :  27 August 2017

“Now a new king arose over Egypt.” That statement has the power to awe, to inspire, or to terrify those who hear it. Power is that way. It is tricky, and disparate, varied, in its use and effect. Good and bad miss the point. Expressions of power have the potential to induce dread in any direction, and bring salvation in even the unlikeliest of places.

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Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Court of Honor Invocation Prayer

For those here among us being recognized, for the many people involved along the way, family and friends, we give thanks, O faithful and loving Spirit. 

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Blessing has Baggage

Psalm 133, Genesis 45:1-15          “Blessing has Baggage”

First Congregational Church of Anchorage  :  20 August 2017

Pilgrimage is a rather unused concept for Christians today, at least as a spiritual practice.

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What Is Your Name?

Genesis 32:22-31          Romans 10:5-15          “What Is Your Name?”

First Congregational Church of Anchorage  :  13 August 2017 Continue reading

Most Things

It is difficult to begin most things.

Moving to Alaska seems like the thing to do until you have to do it. At least that should be true.

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