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Signs and Wonders… See What Happens Next

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You can watch the video of Pastor Kris' sermon "Signs and Wonders… See What Happens Next" HERE. The Bible reading in Acts is packed with embracing the unknown. The eunuch has embarked on a pilgrimage, filled with the unknowns of travel. He has visited Jerusalem, where we know there was unrest. Just last week we read about Stephen, a Jesus follower who spoke out against the hypocrisies and power grabs religious and community leaders were committing. This meant a significant group of people, women, going without food. Systemic problems with food distribution meant many were hungry. Stephen’s cr...
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Signs, Wonder…and Widening

You can watch the video of Pastor Kris' reflection "Signs, Wonder… and Widening" HERE. This is a story of change. In first century Jerusalem, things are changing. In worship the past few weeks, we have been hearing Luke’s description of Jesus’s last days, death, and resurrection—all set in the context of conflict with the empire. Rigid structures of oppression. Something was changing. God has continuously created a narrative of hope and started anew. In Jesus’ time people on the margins, the women, children, men tending to livestock in the fields and fishing local waters… these were jobs whic...
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