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  • This Sunday the elders announced to our church partners that I will be taking a three month sabbatical this summer. I will be completely disengaged from life and ministry at City Life Church from May 31st to August 31st. Up front, I want to say thank you for this gift. I am grateful I can say, with St….

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  • When I saw a tweet about the new series Stranger Things, I knew right away the series was going to be a hit. Tweny-four hours later, I’d finished the entire series (ashamedly)! The incredible sound track, “coming of age” vibe, and 80’s feel hooked me. I started naming playlists after the show and listening to more…

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  • In January, we had the privilege of hearing Dr. Alvin Reid teach on Raising a Generation to Love the Gospel. As adults who engage with the next generation–whether as parents, teachers or ministry volunteers–we were challenged to take a long view of a child’s life when thinking about how we minister to them and share…

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  • The Forum on Public Faith exists to help us think as Christians about issues of public concern. Past forums have addressed a variety of issues including poverty, bioethics, refugees, and organ donation. Our most recent forum centered around the topics of race and ethnicity. We were privileged to host Dr. Juan Sanchez of High Pointe…

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  • We live in a culture of speed, where a hurried life is noble. But is this what Jesus prizes? Was Jesus a hurried leader? When we try to keep pace with our society of speed, eventually we join the likes of Bob Dylan, “I was burned out from exhaustion, buried in the hail. Poisoned in…

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