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Songs As Sermons: Perfector

I have done many funerals and there is always something about doing a funeral that reminds me that one day I am going to die. It is not a thought I prefer meditating much on. Before getting married and having […]

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Listening to the LGBT Community

This past Sunday we continued our Elephant In The Room series as we covered the LGBT Community. We decided we would take the time to listen and understand. So many assumption go into our response to the LGBT Community and often […]

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Songs As Sermons: Age Of Worry

Do you find yourself worrying? John Lubbock once said, “A day of worrying is more exhausting than a week of work.” We are not designed to worry.  It is a stress that can drain our very capacity to function. Jesus […]


Songs As Sermons: This Is Not The End

Maybe you have found yourself at the end of a relationship, the end of a job, or even celebrating and mourning the end of a life. This song is a reminder that “this is not the end.” There is more […]


Songs As Sermons: A Satisfied Mind

If you were to come check out the vinyl collection in my office you would find numerous Mahalia Jackson albums. Her style of Gospel Music moves something deep inside of me. She would sing at the opening of Dr. Martin […]


the power of WORDS!

There is a powerful new PSA about the harassment women in the sports industry can face via twitter and other social media. I am a fan of female sportswriter Sarah Spain, she frequents one of my favorite sports radio shows, The […]


Songs As Sermons: All Black Everything

Last Sunday at The Bridge we talk about Racial Justice. This song by Lupe Fiasco opens up our imagination and allows us to ponder how things might have been different. It is a creative way of showing us how history has so influenced […]


The Miracle of Make-A-Wish

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.  – Philippians 2:3-4  My friend Sherrie invited me […]


Elephants, Sunglasses, and Violence.

This past Sunday we launched a new series at The Bridge titled, The Elephant In The Room. This isn’t a new idea, many churches have used a series with this title to tackle tough topics that never seem to get […]

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A Manger Invitation: Finding our place near Jesus.

The story of Jesus coming is a story of two teenagers who had been through so much leading up to the manger. Mary, a young girl, some scholars even estimate as young as 12, was visited by an angel and told […]

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