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Church discipline

From 2015 to 2018 I preached a series of messages on the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective. This messaged was preached in 2017. Article 14: Discipline in the church. This is a picture of a church in Munster … Continue reading

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Foot washing

From 2015 to 2018 I preached a series of messages on the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective. This messaged was preached in 2016. Article 13: Foot washing. When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper

From 2015 to 2018 I preached a series of messages on the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective. This messaged was preached in 2016. Article 12: The Lord’s Supper. The Lord’s Supper, most commonly called Communion (which means “sharing … Continue reading

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The sign of Baptism

I gave this message in 2016. Article 11 of the confession of faith in a Mennonite perspective. Starting with Baptism we have 3 articles that deal with Christian faith practices: Baptism, the Lord’s supper, and foot washing. How Mennonites view … Continue reading

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The church in mission

I gave this message in 2016. Article 10 of the confession of faith in a Mennonite perspective. Our confession of faith has a number of articles related to the church. Previously I talked about Article 9, titled “The Church of … Continue reading

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The church is not a building

I gave this message in 2016. Article 9 of the confession of faith in a Mennonite perspective. From the first paragraph of Article 9 of our confession of faith: We believe that the church is the assembly of those who … Continue reading

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Salvation plan

I gave this message in 2016. Article 8 of the confession of faith in a Mennonite perspective. Having grown up going to church and attending a Mennonite High School I thought I understood what it meant to be a Christian … Continue reading

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About sin

I gave this message in 2016. Article 7 of the confession of faith in a Mennonite perspective. This is a painting by Vasily Polenov depicting the gospel story of the woman caught in adultery. The story is profound in expanding … Continue reading

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Being Human

I gave this message in 2016. Article 6 of the confession of faith in a Mennonite perspective. Here are two very different pictures of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Humans are created in the image of God, … Continue reading

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Creation and Divine Providence

I preached this message in 2016. For some people, the Universe seems like one huge domino setup. God might have been involved in the beginning, setting up all the pieces, but he hasn’t been involved since he knocked over the … Continue reading

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