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“The Trojan Yeast”

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“THE TROJAN YEAST” Matthew 13: 33 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn March 19, 2017 Do you ever play the, “if I were King” game?  You know that game; what you would do if you were suddenly undisputed king of your house or your office or your country or the world.  It’s a fun game.  I play it […]

“Seeds of Hope”

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“SEEDS OF HOPE” Matthew 13: 31-32 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn March 12, 2017 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE) We love trees. By “we” I mean “we humans.” We love trees. It is one of the best parts about living here in Arkansas, to not only have so many trees in our town but also to have the National […]

“Why Do Bad Weeds Happen to Good Wheat?”

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“WHY DO BAD WEEDS HAPPEN TO GOOD WHEAT?” Matthew 13:24-30 The Reverend Phillip Blackburn March 5, 2017   Utopia is pretty attractive, isn’t it?  A utopia is a place where laws, society and culture are perfect and it has been a dream of humanity for centuries.  We are always after that perfect place.   Right after […]

“Thy Kingdom Come” The Church Forward: Exhibitionists

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“THY KINGDOM COME” The Church Forward: Exhibitionists Matthew 23:12-33 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn February 26, 2017 (VIDEO UNAVAILABLE) It almost seems like the ironic punch line to some strange joke. Jesus has died and Jesus has been raised from the dead. Jesus has scheduled an appointment with his followers. There they are on a patch […]

“Distinct” The Church Forward: Truth-Tellers

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“DISTINCT” The Church Forward: Truth-Tellers John 17: 6-19 The Reverend Tasha Blackburn February 19, 2017 “What is truth?” That is what Pilate famously asked Jesus. “What is truth?” It is what we ask ourselves even today. Because “truth” seems to have become slippery and it can elude us. Now I don’t mean the current kerfuffle […]