Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-11-08

Morning Office: Preserve me with your mighty power, that I may not fall into sin, nor be overcome by adversity (adpted fr explorefaith.org). # Evening Office: God, as evening falls remain with us. Remember our good deeds and forgive our failings (adapted fr explorefaith.org). # Video venues, multi-sites, and a call to end it all: […]

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Real Economic Recovery: Treasure What Money Can’t Buy (Prov. 15:16)

Series Introduction Economists have called the past few months the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.[1]  Many of us have lost jobs, income, or retirement and know others who also have.  The President and the Congress have labored to stimulate the economy, to provide some kind of economic recovery.  And while there are signs […]

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What role does a suburban church play in urban ministry?

“There are three kinds of churches in Memphis and it takes all three to do comprehensive urban outreach.” These words were shared today by Fenton Wright, director of The Shalom Project in Memphis, TN.  For two years Fenton has read every study available on the city of Memphis, talked to hundreds of city and church leaders, […]

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Surprised by Hope: #6

In Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church, N. T. Wright challenges us to rethink our notions of heaven and the implications of the doctrine of heaven for the entire Christian faith. In Chapter Six Wright lays out the biblical answer to “What is God’s purpose for creation?” in […]

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