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Why Singing Saves by Bob Thompson

May 24th, 2015

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We cannot worship lazily and passively. Acts 16:25-34 Remembering together Today is about remembering. More specifically, it’s about remembering together. This is Memorial Day weekend. Even the name of the holiday has “remembering” in it. The holiday’s beginning goes back to a few years after the Civil War, when “Decoration Day” was declared to be […]

Why Are We Here? by Bob Thompson

May 17th, 2015

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Confirmation Sunday Acts 16:6-15 The Holy Spirit closed doors in Asia to bring Paul to a divine encounter in Europe. The place Many years ago (1976) Linda and I watched a made-for-TV disaster movie titled “Smashup on Interstate 5.” It was about a 39-car pileup on a busy California highway. The movie begins great special […]

Radical Xenophilia by Bob Thompson

May 11th, 2015

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When we can eat with people we think are strange, we demonstrate the love of Christ. Acts 15:5-21 May 10, 2015 Squeaker call Only a few currently active Corinth members remember what it was like to be at this church in 1992. It was a transition year between pastors. My predecessor had been asked to […]

When the Missionary is a Pharisee by Bob Thompson

May 3rd, 2015

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Let God use your mess-ups to win others to Christ. Acts 14:8-20 May 3, 2015 Tugging on the strings We continue today our journey through the second half of the book of Acts, tracking the Apostle Paul on his missionary journeys. I titled last week’s sermon “Connecting the Dots,” because Paul did an extraordinary job […]

Connecting the Dots by Bob Thompson

April 26th, 2015

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When Paul connects the dots, he sketches an image of Jesus. Acts 13:16-41 April 26, 2015 What preaching is What’s been happening in your life this week? How many of you recently… …have celebrated a birthday or anniversary? …have experienced a moment of joy or laughter or celebration? …have been struggling with grief over death […]