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From Palms to the Passion

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So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord— the King of Israel!”                         John...

Creating a Caring Culture

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Friends, At the recent Pastor’s Lunch, I had several conversations with folks who were considering joining the church. And, though each of them said it in different ways, they all said something like, “This church is so big, but it feels so warm." I think part of the reason that is...

With You Always

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Remember, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Matthew 28:20 Friends, Gosh, it can be hard for us to remember that promise of Christ, can’t it?!  In times of stress and sickness, in times of grief and heartache, in times of change and challenge, we can so...

Take Your Authority

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Dear Friends, “Take Your Authority” That’s what the little sign over the door in my office says. I’ve been told Rev. Paul Parks put that sign there. Every time I look at that sign, I find courage to do what God has called me to do... and I think of Paul and I thank...

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year University! The beginning of a new year brings with it the opportunity to turn the page on what has been and embrace what can be. We make resolutions to eat better, to exercise more, to spend less time with our faces in our screens and to spend more time being present to those we...

God is up to something on Wednesday Nights

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Dear Friends, As I walked over the sky bridge on Wednesday, I ran into a handful of folks who were also on their way to dinner. They didn’t know each other but immediately started swapping stories about how they came to call University home. By the time we got to the north side, strangers...

Looking Back and Looking Ahead

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Dear Friends, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting this week. This Sunday marks the one year anniversary of my ministry here at University. I’m so thankful for all that God has done in and through our ministry together these last 365 days! Some of it has been hard, lots of it has...

Offering Hope

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Friends, A few months ago, we received a call from a woman whose husband had just passed away. She had no ties to University. She had never been to our church. She was completely overwhelmed when a friend suggested she contact us. We were happy to step in and minister to this family in their...

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