Monthly Archives: September 2013

Pursuing Our Dreams: Lessons from Nehemiah

I have a dream… a powerful statement made famous by Martin Luther King Jr in one of the most famous speeches ever made that effectively changed the course of history as we know it. There are many great persons throughout … Continue reading

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A call to worship in difficult times…

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How do we worship in the midst of such staggering things that are happening around us? We begin with remembering that God is present. As we think about the recent mass murders in Kenya and here in the Washington Navy … Continue reading

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Nehemiah’s model of confession

The book of Nehemiah is full of good practices for leaders and the church today. I was especially struck by Nehemiah’s prayer in the first chapter. After allowing his heart to be touched deeply by the things that were grieving … Continue reading

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A prayer for the church inspired by Nehemiah

Our congregation will be studying and meditating on the book of Nehemiah over the next 8 weeks and I have the delightful opportunity to reflect on Nehemiah. I am excited to observe him as a leader, visionary, and source of … Continue reading

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