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"If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory." - Colossians 3:1-4 

 

Jun 28, 2020

As we work through the Seven Deadly sins we come upon the one that deals with our possessions and desires of things. Avarice is another way of saying, “I want it all.” Oftentimes this will be translated into the word greed but even that misses some of its nuance. Where did we learn that kind of behavior? Why did...


Jun 21, 2020

Perhaps the most misunderstood of all the Seven Deadly Sins is Slothfulness. Why? We’ll discuss this coming Sunday but in preparation for that, how important is it for us to heed St. Paul’s words in Galatians 6: Do not grow weary in doing good. How difficult it is to get up off the couch sometimes and attempt...


Jun 14, 2020

Likes, re-tweets, and shares. Thank you cards. Medals, ribbons, and badges. Cheers and applause. Our culture nurtures the endless pursuit of recognition and praise, and Christian culture doesn’t lag far behind. This week in our Time to Heal series, we tackle the insidious sin of vainglory, which trades the authentic...


Jun 7, 2020

Solomon describes the world as he sees it in Ecclesiastes in his now famous litany of how the world moves. There is a time to be born and a time to die, a time to sow and a time to reap, a time to kill and a time to heal. Solomon is not prescribing what is OK, he's describing what is. With so much loss, death,...