Intersectings: Holy Week 2013

Gwen Groff

Holding joy and sadness in tension:
The Lord’s Supper

by Gwen Groff, Bethany

At Bethany we share communion at least three times each year. Our first communion service is in January when we renew our annual membership covenant with each other. Our system of membership at Bethany is an odd hybrid.
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Entering into grace: The Cross

by Noah Kolb, Plains

At a gathering of church leaders at camp Men-O-Lan in the early 70’s, I heard Gerald Studer (then pastor of Plains Mennonite) say something like: “If I were the only person living on earth, God so loved the world that he would have sent Jesus to die for me.” As a teenager I was never sure I was good enough to take communion. Read more….

Noah Kolb

Beny Krisbianto

Giving God our best: The Resurrection

by Beny Krisbianto, Nations Worship

God sent His only SON, HIS BEST to come to this earth to save us. He never intended to send the second or third best from heaven to redeem us. He didn’t send angels or prophets to die for us—he sent his son! God ALWAYS gives us THE BEST. Read more….

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