Pastor Phil McCutchen

Dr. King & His Biblical Narrative

I don’t preach a lot about racism, because I honestly know of no one in my audience who judges, or even limits, opportunity for others based on the color of their skin or their nationality.  If you know of racism in our church, please tell me and I’ll be right

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Is there a theologian in the house?

Several weeks ago I started on a quest with Tina Hamel, our Kids Church Coordinator to find out how we could provide the best possible faith building experience for the young people in Kids Church and equip parents to be informers of the faith in the home.  I have become

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How to make resolutions stick.

New year’s resolutions are seldom sustainable because they are generally about ourselves and our own happiness.  We should know by now that we are all terribly conflicted about personal happiness.  While a small waistline and a more sculpted body might make you happy, so does cheesecake and sitting on the

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Christmas Underdogs

But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judaea in the room of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither: notwithstanding, being warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee:  And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth: that

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“Merry Fake Christmas!”

Now, as I have tried to make clear, I love, love, love the American celebration of Christmas.  The only thing I would tweak would be the gift exchange of adults, but for kids, gift giving on Christmas morning is simply magical.  I am glad Cheri, my wife, goes beyond the

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