Joyful Joyful

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Long ago, before Lauryn Hill was a grammy-winning artist, before jeans went skinny, and before Whoopi was a host on The View – a classic little movie by the name of Sister Act II was made. And the songs from this movie (Oh Happy Day, His Eye Is On The Sparrow, and Joyful Joyful, etc.) made for the kind of… Read More

New Testament Reading Plan

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This past Sunday Jordan kicked off our Obstacle Course sermon series, which will walk us through various things that get in our way as we try to follow Jesus. The first topic we tackled was the idea that we’re often just “Too Busy.” (You can listen to the full sermon here.)   We talked about the many reasons why we load… Read More

Planting a Church vs. Planting a Church Service

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For months and months, Jordan and I have been talking to people about starting a church in Harlem. And almost without fail, when you mention a new church to people, their first question is when and where you meet on Sundays.   The word “church” conjures up a lot of thoughts, but perhaps the most consistent one is a Sunday… Read More