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Now displaying: Category: 40 days of decrease

These are the weekend teachings from Timberline Old Town Church in Ft. Collins, CO. Darren Fred is the primary communicator, though there are a smattering of guests spread here and there. Also, check out the Speaking of Art segments. We love art, we love what artists have to say about art. For more info about who we are, visit timberlineoldtown.org.

Mar 20, 2016

As a guide through the Lenten season, we are reading Alicia Britt Chole's 40 Days Of Decrease as a congregation and allowing it to inform the teaching each Sunday morning. 

Text: Luke 9:28-44

Takeaways:

  • Do I want something to be true more than I want to find Truth?

Benediction:

May all that is unforgiven in you be released; may your fears yield their deep tranquilities; may all that is unlived in you blossom into a future graced with love.

Mar 13, 2016

As a guide through the Lenten season, we are reading Alicia Britt Chole's 40 Days Of Decrease as a congregation and allowing it to inform the teaching each Sunday morning. 

Text: Isaiah 55:1-3, John 18:37-38

Video: 4'33'' by John Cage

Takeaways:

  • The sound of God is not limited to our notions of a voice.
  • If you recognize the truths of Jesus, you recognize the sound of God.
  • This week, conduct your own performance of 4'33".

Benediction:

May all that is unforgiven in you be released; may your fears yield their deep tranquilities; may all that is unlived in you blossom into a future graced with love

Mar 6, 2016

As a guide through the Lenten season, we are reading Alicia Britt Chole's 40 Days Of Decrease as a congregation and allowing it to inform the teaching each Sunday morning. 

Text: Matthew 6:1-8, 16-18

Takeaways:

  • When we go into rooms this week, instead of thinking "Here I am," let's think, "There you are."
  • Spend one whole day not looking at our own reflections.
  • Begin every day this week saying out loud "I am Abba's Child. I am beloved."

Benediction:

May all that is unforgiven in you be released; may your fears yield their deep tranquilities; may all that is unlived in you blossom into a future graced with love.

Feb 28, 2016

As a guide through the Lenten season, we are reading Alicia Britt Chole's 40 Days Of Decrease as a congregation and allowing it to inform the teaching each Sunday morning. 

 

Text: Luke 18:35-19:10

Takeaways:

  • Knock the hustle
  • Jesus is surprising if we allow him to be. Don't look past what is in front of you.
  • Where or by whom do I need to allow myself to be seen?
  • Who do I - actively or passively - isolate?
  • Read a good poem

Benediction:

May all that is unforgiven in you be released; may your fears yield their deep tranquilities; may all that is unlived in you blossom into a future graced with love.

Feb 21, 2016

As a guide through the Lenten season, we are reading Alicia Britt Chole's 40 Days Of Decrease as a congregation and allowing it to inform the teaching each Sunday morning. 

Text: Acts 16:1-10

Takeaways:

  • In the story, there is movement
  • Wherever we go, Jesus is there
  • Take a walk this week, see what happens
  • Pay attention to the coincidences

Benediction:

May all that is unforgiven in you be released; may your fears yield their deep tranquilities; may all that is unlived in you blossom into a future graced with love.

Feb 14, 2016

As a guide through the Lenten season, we are reading Alicia Britt Chole's 40 Days Of Decrease as a congregation and allowing it to inform the teaching each Sunday morning. 

Text: John 12:12-19

Takeaways:

  • Instead of regretting who I was or wasn't, what do I need to start or stop right now?
  • What regret do I need to fast?

Benediction:

May all that is unforgiven in you be released; may your fears yield their deep tranquilities; may all that is unlived in you blossom into a future graced with love.

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