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Jim Gordon Please enjoy our Pastor's Blog, "It's Not What you Think." The purpose of Jim's blog is to give a glimpse of what he'll be preaching about on the upcoming Sunday. Jim does a great job of bringing the gospel into issues that we deal with in today's society - hense, "It's not what you think!" Please feel free to log on to our Facebook page to comment on Jim's Blog! (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pine-Ridge-Presbyterian-Church/48828008151)

Where's God When I'm Bored

I saw this on a blog my Spiritual Director does and thought it was insightful:

 

Where’s God When I’m Bored

The presidential election season is fully upon us.

The Presidential election season is fully upon us now that the candidates for both major parties seem all but inevitable. I remembered something that Fredrick Buechner, one of my favorite authors who also was a Presbyterian minister, wrote a few years ago:

$10.00 Challenge

I am still waiting for the first person to take me up on the $10 challenge.

 

It is very easy:

Fixing Politics Will Require A Cultural Shift by David Brooks

One of my favorite columnists is David Brooks of the NY Times.  His column, which appeared in the KC Star this morning, I found especially powerful as we are in the midst of the New Beginnings discernment phase.  It seems the institutional church is one of the groups in the “mid

New Beginnings

Kids love me, just look at this baby’s face!!

Holy Week

This is Holy Week, the week that Christians mark the last week of Jesus’ life leading up to his crucifixion on Good Friday and Resurrection on Easter.

Ash Wednesday Service this evening at 7:00 p.m.

Today is Ash Wednesday, the traditional beginning of Lent.

We mark the day, literally, with the sign of a cross made with ashes on our foreheads.

 

Happy Epiphany & Alex Gordon Day!

Happy Alex Gordon day!!

Forgiveness

Good afternoon - and Happy New Year! Please enjoy Jim's blog - DON'T FORGET: ONLY ONE SERVICE AT 9:45 A.M. THIS WEEK! See you Sunday!
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As 2015 comes to an end it is a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future.

My prayer for your Christmas

And all the gifts which God can give to those God creates God has given to his son Jesus for us”  

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