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Season of Celebration

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

Well, they’re coming in! The graduation announcements, the graduation party invitation—this is the season when we celebrate and prepare to say goodbye to another class of high school seniors. My memories of our own kids’ graduation ceremonies—the Tacoma Dome...

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Game Changer

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

So…do you recognize this? Any idea what it is? 1,000 points if you do! Well, unless you were a sentient being in 1955 and an owner of the latest, greatest version of a Zenith television, you might not recognize a game changer when you are looking at it. This, my fellow couch-potatoes...

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Sending leaders

Posted by Pastor Ellis White on

I was sitting in my classroom in Oxford on a cold Friday morning in January when two gentlemen, unfamiliar to me and the rest of the 19 students at the Oxford Center for Christian Apologetics, walked into the room. There was an empty seat next to me and one of them sat in it. I introduced myself...

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Tags: initiative, beyond these walls, btw, sending leaders

We're expecting...

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

If you missed worship last Sunday, you missed a wild, crazy, and fun time. I’m hearing from people who are still finding seeds in various nooks and crannies! It was a pretty vivid way to experience the Parable of the Sower—and to remind us that God calls us to spread his word...

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Neighbor helping neighbor

Posted by Pastor Mark Toone on

Forty-three years ago, Jan Coen decided that Christians ought to be doing more to care for poor and the hungry on our peninsula. She gathered a group of church and community leaders, and, together, they launched FISH Food Bank. The “fish” in the title is a not-at-all subtle reference...

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Tags: beyond our walls, love our neighbors, fish food bank, neighbors helping neighbors