Believing

Dear Church: Every email from member Casey Carter closes with a profound quote: “I just don’t want us to be sad about the future!” The words are from entrepreneur and engineer Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX. Casey and his wife, Linda, are big fans of Musk. Indeed, they...

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Discernment Update from Anna Strickland

This week’s Discernment Update comes from Sunday’s sermon by Anna Strickland.  Well, I have officially finished my second year of seminary! …And I start back tomorrow with, appropriately, a class on the Holy Spirit and its traditions throughout Christian history. I have really enjoyed my history classes in seminary so...

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Will There Really Be A Morning?

  Will there really be a “Morning”? Is there such a thing as “Day”? Could I see it from the mountains If I were as tall as they? Has it feet like Water lilies? Has it feathers like a Bird? Is it brought from famous countries Of which I have...

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Discernment Update from Lisa Cauble

I’ve recently been feeling a bit like a student with “senioritis” — you know senioritis, right? It’s the “supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance.” (Google dictionary)  Students have been working hard for 12 years, or...

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The Summer is Approaching

Dear church community, The summer is approaching and I feel grateful to be spending another two months with you all. June and July are spread in front of us like a Candy Land board and I look forward to the twists and adventure that this summer may hold. I recently...

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Discernment Update from Anna Strickland

Last week, our Sunday morning discernment discussion engaged the practical and immediate question of leadership. As we’ve been discerning the larger questions of UBC’s future, we’ve also been doing so in preparation for the new leadership of University Baptist Church. Since we are a Baptist church, we understand “leadership” to...

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