January 31, 2019

Check out this video for more info about small group times and topics, and how to sign up: 

January 31, 2019

Late this afternoon a homeless man appeared at our office door. He'd been drinking and was a tad belligerent. He wanted to spend the night in our church. I recommended Room at the Inn (RATI) instead. RATI is a homeless shelter that rotates between various CoMO churches...

January 30, 2019

Sunday's sermon title is "All You Need Is Love." I'll be preaching from 1 Corinthians 13. We'll consider how old hurts and resentments can crowd out love. We'll have the chance to symbolically give up our list of grievances by means of our "holy paper shredder!" Check...

January 30, 2019

After Sunday's worship service, a number of you told me that you wished you'd had pen and paper to write down my list of scriptures to memorize and my list of questions to ask yourself as you read the Bible. Click here to access my sermon manuscript. Hope that helps!

January 28, 2019

The February, 2019 issue of Rural Missouri magazine contains an article by Jo Ann Trogdon detailing the legend that Abraham Lincoln once visited Columbia. One story goes that the future President tried to attend the 1840 Whig Party State Convention in Rocheport, but hi...

January 25, 2019

Bring your own Bible to church this Sunday! We're going to talk about how and why to read the Bible. (If you don't have a Bible, that's OK. Just bring yourself!) Details in the video: 

January 15, 2019

Sunday's themes are baptism and giving thanks for Rev. Kathie Jackson's ministry. More details in the video: 

January 13, 2019

Both worship services have been canceled today, but we're gathering via YouTube for prayers at 11:00 AM CST. Join us:

January 9, 2019

The Insight Timer app contains an almost endless supply of guided meditations to choose from. Mostly I use the app as a timer for silent meditation, but I do scroll through the guided meditations. Occasionally I listen to ones that pique my interest. 

Today I notic...

January 8, 2019

“The thing you have to do is make people feel their own emotions.” Bob Dylan, 2012

Hi folks!

In this installment we will be looking at the role of a worship leader as an emotional shepherd and our role as emotional beings in relation to the liturgy of music and worship.


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