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November 12, 2017

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 5)

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 5)

A continuation of our adult ed series on Charles Taylor’s seminal work, A Secular Age. This is part 5 of 6.

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November 12, 2017

This Is Us

This Is Us

Now that the days are getting shorter, darker and colder, I start a sort of hibernation routine— reading, watching and eating—all inside. Because of Netflix and Hulu, I haven’t had to watch network television for years. I just sit down when I’m ready and watch a show. That all changed with This Is Us—a show […]

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November 5, 2017

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 4)

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 4)

Here is Part Four from our Adult Ed series on Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age.

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November 5, 2017

On the Other Side of Sleep

On the Other Side of Sleep

Today is All Saint’s Sunday. I love All Saint’s Sunday for a number of reasons. The weather is usually beautiful and the landscape picturesque at this time of year. We always have lots of baptisms, which are hopeful for all of us. We’ve even got one at the 7:45 service this year! The hymns we […]

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October 29, 2017

What is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 3)

What is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 3)

This is Part 3 of our Adult Ed series on A Secular Age, by Charles Taylor.

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October 29, 2017

Talk About Love

Talk About Love

This question Jesus is asked in today’s Gospel reading would have been a common and familiar one of the times. Rabbis and Pharisees would often discuss or debate which of the commandments were heavy and which were light. Which were the most important? Because they weren’t just dealing with the Ten Commandments either, they were […]

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October 23, 2017

What is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 2)

What is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 2)

This talk covers chapter one of James K.A. Smith’s primer on A Secular Age by Charles Taylor. For talk one, go here.

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October 22, 2017

Bearing Our Reality

Bearing Our Reality

This morning I will preach on our Exodus passage. This will be the 3rd Christ Church sermon on our Exodus readings. If you’ve been away for a few weeks, I would encourage you to go to our website and listen to Marilu’s sermon from 2 weeks ago, and Dave’s from last week. Tomorrow, you could […]

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October 15, 2017

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?)

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?)

This is Part One of our Adult Ed series on Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age, and James K.A. Smith’s primer on the subject, How (Not) To Be Secular.

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October 15, 2017

Replacement Religion

Replacement Religion

To read the quote from David Dark’s Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious, click here. And to read the New York Times article about anxiety amongst American teenagers, click here.

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