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Words of wisdom from our weekly bulletin

Entertaining Strangers

As my wife and I traveled around the country this past winter, some reflections while visiting Brotherhood churches.  I’m reminded about the importance of showing hospitality.  The Jewish laws with regard to strangers are framed in accordance with the spirit of hospitality.  Leviticus 19:33, “The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you and you shall love him as yourself ….”  Continue reading

Still Hungry?

I often hear people say that they are not getting the spiritual nourishment they need. In the books I read I find that this is not unique to our congregation or brotherhood. Christians throughout our nation are struggling with this very same problem. Many make this statement as they announce that they have started attending another congregation. Or worse yet they no longer feel the hunger because they have resigned themselves to the fact that what they have is all that is available. Continue reading

Putting Off And Putting On

A popular TV show for the past few years is called, “The Biggest Loser.” Several obese contestants vie for a $250,000 prize by losing the biggest percentage of weight over a 13 week period. Obviously very strenuous, dedicated exercise and diet are necessary. One winner went from 526 pounds to less than 200 pounds. Equally as vital to the contestants is the adjustment of their attitude and self-concept so as not to fall back to previous habits. Continue reading