Being Transformed

Posted on 07 Feb 2016, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Todd Speed
Bible verses for reflection: Romans 12:1-13  Our congregation has felt birth pangs over last year. Paul writes in Romans 8: “We know that the whole creation has been groaning in labor pains until now; and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan
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Engaging in Christ’s Love

Posted on 31 Jan 2016, Pastor: Rev. Alex Rodgers
Bible verses for reflection: 1 Corinthians 13: 1-13 I’m not sure I can put into words how excited I am to be a part of this community of faith. In many ways, I’m still trying to convince myself that it’s real. I am grateful to the APNC, for their faithfulness and to all of you for calling me as
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Belonging as One Body

Posted on 24 Jan 2016, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Todd Speed
Bible verses for reflection: I Corinthians 12:12-31 Paul was addressing a particular problem in the church in Corinth. The problem their young church was facing was division based upon social status. We human beings tend to divide ourselves for all sorts of reasons, like social status or the
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Every Child of God…

Posted on 17 Jan 2016, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Todd Speed
Bible verses for reflection: I Cor 12:4-11 Our reading for today comes from I Corinthians 12, regarding spiritual gifts. In the previous chapter 11, Paul has given an excursus on overcoming divisions and factions within the church by being more intentional in their sharing of the Lord’s supper.
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The Beloved

Posted on 10 Jan 2016, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Todd Speed
Bible verses for reflection: Luke 3:15-22 In the context of John the Baptizer’s ministry, and surrounded by the dark shroud of Herod’s evil deeds, Jesus presented himself for baptism by John in the river Jordan. At his baptism, we witness Jesus receiving a two-fold blessing from God. Firs
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Live to the Praise of God’s Glory

Posted on 03 Jan 2016, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Todd Speed
Bible verses for reflection: Ephesians 1:1-14 You have probably heard the phrase: “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” The pace of change in the world is staggering. Family life is changing, entertainment options are changing, methods of communication are changing. Our
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