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Winners & Losers: Fighting Dragons (Rev. 12) Chris Altrock – Aug. 14, 2016

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Winners & Losers

More Than We See The Light Between the Oceans is a novel, soon to be a movie, by M. L. Stedman. It tells the story of Tom and Isabel Sherbourne. Shortly after World War 1, the young couple move to Janus Rock, 100 miles off the coast of Australia, to run the lighthouse, where the […]

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The Christian Way to Make a Decision (Discerning God’s Will)

Highland is in the middle of an elder-selection process. As we approach elder-candidates, I prepared a handout to help them better discern whether God is calling them to join our eldership or not. These points and exercises come from St. Ignatius and Ignatian spirituality, which majors on helping people discern God’s will in decision making. […]

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Winners & Losers: Becoming One (Rev. 7:9-17) Chris Altrock – Aug. 7, 2016

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Winners & Losers

Spoilers August is my work anniversary month. In August 1998 I started preaching at Highland. This month I celebrate 18 years of preaching at Highland. And somewhere along the way I got the reputation of giving away the ending of movies. Now, to be fair, there was a time when I probably used movies as […]

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The Call for Elders (Jas 5:13-15) Chris Altrock – July 31, 2016

Fredrik Backman is the author of a book I mentioned last Sunday. The book is titled A Man Called Ove. The book centers on a man named Ove whose wife was the love of his life. Backman writes, “Ove had never been asked how he lived before he met her, but if anyone had asked […]

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