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Post-Election Views

I voted Tuesday. My candidate never had a chance! Now what does this mean for the next four years? All week I’ve tried to find the words to express to my multiethnic congregation who likely were also diverse in their voting choices. Times like these are toughest to lead Sanctuary...
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Haggai: The Hard Right

The Book of Haggai, the second shortest in the Old Testament, communicates this message: Put first things first. It was written to people like us, who would say that God must be first, but maybe like Israel, we’ve drifted away from this truth. We’ve lived with misplaced...
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A Service of Lament

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. Romans 12:15 (ESV) Last week’s tragic and traumatizing events continue to weigh heavily on my heart and mind. “When will it end, Lord?” is certainly the cry of my prayers. And then I hear the response...
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Serving Matters

Whoever wants to be great must become a servant. Mark 10:43 (MSG) The world defines greatness in terms of power, possessions, prestige, and position. If you can demand service from others, you’ve arrived. In our I-Go-First culture, acting like a servant is not a popular attitude...
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New Curriculum in RCK

Last year, Royal City Kids curriculum followed along with the Story sermon series in adult worship. Our desire was for parents and children to hear the same content to encourage discussion at home, in the car or wherever they are together. The purpose of RCK is to come alongside...
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India Informal School

Rag picker children school project: Mumbai, India It is my joy to present a progress report of the rag picker children development project ongoing at Govandi in Mumbai, India. Sanctuary partners with Covenant World Relief and Hindustani Covenant Church to lead this amazing...
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Three Things I’m Thankful for this year

Happy Thanksgiving Sanctuary Family! I hope that you will enjoy this season of family, faith and favor. Did I just use three F’s? I must be a preacher or something…Well in true preacher fashion I want to share a few things I am thankful for this year. #1 –...
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Communion Every Sunday?

Since we started Sanctuary Columbus we typically take communion (the bread and cup) on the first Sunday of the month. I honestly don’t remember a time when I didn’t take communion on a monthly basis whether in the Baptist Church of my upbringing, the Pentecostal...
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Abbey Lane Tutoring has begun

Well the first night was a HUGE success!!! Some tutors arrived around 6:00 to set a few things up and we found a backpack outside of the apartment! Someone must have wanted to hold their place in line! By 6:30, here was the line outside: We ended up with 34-37 students (Sean...
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