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A Spirit of Gratitude

A Spirit of Gratitude

By Fran Craig "Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus." 1 Thess. 5:16–18 [Emphasis mine] I'd like to share a message of exhortation- an encouragement to engage in the practice of...

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The Lord’s Call to Prayer & Fasting For New England

The Lord’s Call to Prayer & Fasting For New England

One of the great encouragements from the 2019 Clergy Conference was the renewed fervor for prayer. So in advance of the 2019 Synod: Always Northward: From Vision to Action, we will be joining together for a 24/7 prayer initiative. This work of intercession will be for...

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The Marks of A Disciple

The Marks of A Disciple

Dear Christ the Redeemer family, In my past few Crossings, I’ve shared how I sensed that the Lord was speaking to us in a fairly direct way through the plenary speakers invited by our archbishop at the ACNA Assembly this past summer and leading us along the path we're...

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A Healing Journey

A Healing Journey

by Meah Arakaki My own healing story is incomplete.  I’ve spent countless hours in the process of and participation in my own healing, and yet there is still so much more to take place. I mark the beginning of my healing journey to a moment in college when a good...

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Triennial Assembly: Seeking Jesus For Jesus’ Sake

Triennial Assembly: Seeking Jesus For Jesus’ Sake

Dear Christ the Redeemer family, Russell Moore is one of the leading Christian thinkers and voices in our day regarding the Christian faith in the public square. He is president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and...

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A Reflection On Rhythm and Seasons

A Reflection On Rhythm and Seasons

As an introvert, I suppose that it was natural that I chose the drums as my first musical instrument *way* back in grade school. On the one hand, drummers remain out of the spotlight, often far back in the shadowy, dark recesses of the stage. And yet, they wield an...

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Triennial Assembly: Identity In Christ

Triennial Assembly: Identity In Christ

Dear Christ the Redeemer family,

I have mentioned that one of the things I got to do this summer was to attend our Province’s Triennial Assembly. It was wonderful: I had the opportunity to reconnect with long-time friends from places all around the country, and we all rejoiced together as we celebrated our 10th anniversary.

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Freed From Shame

Freed From Shame

Shame is powerful. Many people weaponize it, shaming others by whom they feel threatened in the hopes of denying their existence or stopping their voice. Many carry a deep burden of shame, too embarrassed to admit it or the causes, whether that be things they have...

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Dear Christ the Redeemer family,

I am glad to be back and am very much looking forward to this autumn, to what our Lord Jesus wants to do among and through us. As I come back I wanted to share some of the highlights of my sabbatical this past summer with you…

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Looking Ahead From A Quiet Place

Looking Ahead From A Quiet Place

When that rest has begun to do its work, I start looking forward to what is in front of me. New hopes and dreams start to come alive. Anticipation begins to build for the next season, and what might be in store.

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