Compassion is not a Christian Thing

For our Sunday morning class The Gathering, we began a series on Compassion this past Sunday. We started out by looking at “The Golden Rule” in the Christian Tradition: What many of us didn’t know is that a similar orientation towards compassion exists in other religions. For example, the Judeo-Christian

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Convergence and Worship Planning

No less than five people who left the worship service on Sunday said the same thing: “I’m so glad you used Laron’s hymn.” For the first person, I was perplexed. I looked at the hymns and I didn’t see any of them written by Laron Hall, former pastor of First

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"Christmas Unwrapped"

God has a way of taking what is secular and even profane, and using it to create a depth of meaning drawing us closer to the Divine source of all life and love.

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