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Sleep on This: Mirage (May 13)

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

Good evening, friend! Cyndi and I slipped over to the coast for Mother’s Day weekend. It’s still great—but weird—that we can worship with all of you virtually. Even weirder when I raise my hands to receive the benediction—from myself! (BTW, if you missed our...

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Sleep on This: The Bread Chronicles—a postscript

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

Good evening, friend: I know, I know—we were wrapping up this bread thing last week. But Cyndi gave me an idea. She pointed out that in John 6, where Jesus says, “I am the Bread of Life,” he concludes by saying, “Whoever feeds on this bread will live...

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Sleep on This: Some sad news about Ravi Zacharias (May 11)

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

Good evening, friend: I received some very sad news this weekend. Ravi Zacharias, world-renowned apologist and a friend of Chapel Hill, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The only treatment he will receive is palliative. He is returning to his home in Atlanta to share the final lap of his...

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A weird and wonderful Mother's Day

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

I enjoy Mother’s Day at Chapel Hill. So do you, apparently, because it is always one of our better-attended services. Moms and grandmoms show up, beautifully arrayed. If ever hats will make an appearance in a Chapel Hill service, this is the day. So grand! And of course, if EVER there is...

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Tags: mother's day, covid-19

Sleep on This: The Bread Chronicles—scarcity (May 7)

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Good evening, friend! In support of my nascent bread-baking career, I went searching again yesterday for a dough scraper. It's just a wedge of silicone that you use to scrape clean the insides of your mixing bowl. (I borrowed one for the loaves I baked earlier this week and found it quite...

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