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On sacrifice

Posted by Julie Hawkins on

Let’s talk about sacrifice. There is something about being human that seeks out relatability. We want to share in the experience of others, practice that empathy emotion. But when I think of the idea of sacrifice, real sacrifice, I have a hard time finding where I can relate. Sure, we all...

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Tags: sacrifice, opportunity, memorial day

Four steps to re-open Chapel Hill

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

Since COVID-19 made it impossible for all of us to meet together for worship, you have taken the words “beyond these walls” literally and embraced this moment by worshipping in your homes, gathering in LifeGroups over Zoom, praying for one another virtually, and even changing the...

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Tags: worship, online, coronavirus, covid-19, 4 steps, re-open plan, knox, julie hawkins, gunnar tesdahl

Sleep on This: Shiny (May 15)

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

Good evening, friend: It’s the sort of story that deserves to be repeated…because it is such a great story. And because it puts my daughter, one of my favorite persons, in such a great light…literally. So, I repeat! My in-laws were visiting and my father-in-law, Boyd...

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Tags: children of god, shiny, may 15, shining lights, sleep on this

Sleep on This: Good news about bad news (May 14)

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

Good evening, friend! “If it bleeds, it leads.” This familiar trope describes the state of the media today. Perhaps it always has, but never more than today. The more spectacular the bad news, the better. And like a rat that is mesmerized by the swaying of the cobra’s head, we...

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Tags: moses, good news, numbers, promised land, spies, may 14, sleep on this

Crisis resources

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We know many are struggling during this time as we wade through the COVID-19 pandemic together. If you are feeling alone, afraid, or need any kind of help, here are some resources that might be able to help. Mental Health MondayShannon RickertMonday, Noon  I  Facebook Suicide...

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