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Thoughts on Philippians 2: what I shared at Annual conference 2014

Greetings as Dan Ulrich said, I am Beth Jarrett and I am currently serving as the Pastor of First Church of the Brethren in Harrisonburg Virginia. Dan said I had 5 minutes to share my faith background and my perspective … Continue reading

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sacrifices and offerings and tithes…oh my!

When  our church began a sermon series a few Sundays ago, I shared about the significant correlation between a church’s spiritual health and the health of a church’s giving by using the example of giving as a spiritual thermometer. Our giving … Continue reading

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The time is now…

Advent is a time to reflect and remember the story of Jesus Christ coming to us so long ago as we reread the Christmas stories, hear the Old Testament prophecies again, sing our favorite Christmas songs, look at manger scenes … Continue reading

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The Common Good… what’s that?

In my journey with Nehemiah, I cant help but notice that every paragraph of chapter three begins with the  detail that everyone is working side by side for the common good. The concept of common good was actually introduced at … Continue reading

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