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The Sojourner Blog

46th General Assembly

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I gave a report last Sunday during the Sunday School hour on the happenings of the 46th General Assembly.  As discussed in that time,  here are a few links to resources for further study.  Photos come thanks to the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly.  More photos can be...

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From One Beggar to Another

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  They waited with anticipation to see how many would come. It was the first night of inviting dozens of homeless individuals to the church for a meal. For a few years, caring individuals had gone through the streets of downtown Tampa every week, bringing bagged meals and warm conversation...

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The Big Question

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There is a big question out there, perhaps the biggest question a person will ever ask.  Surprisingly it is a question that sometimes goes unanswered even after years of sitting in a pew.  It was the burning question of a jailor who was literally shaken and cried out, “Sirs...

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Prayer Update May 18, 2018

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Dear praying friends and supporters of Sojourner Presbyterian Church, It is hard to believe that Sojourner has been holding public worship for three and a half years now.  A  fellow church planter said to me the other day, "I have come to see that 'church planting' is a very...

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The Outer Bands...of God

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The outer bands of Irma are presently passing over Tampa, intensifying by the hour.  I write from a home in Alabama, to which my family has evacuated.  It was the thought of category 3 or even category 4 winds raging over my home which compelled me to pack up at 2:30 AM on Friday...

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Harvey and Irma...God's Judgment?

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Someone asked me on Sunday whether devastating hurricanes are the judgment of God.  I pastor a small congregation in Tampa, Florida and write this even while watching forecasts of category 5 Irma barreling down on our state.  This storm of course is following close upon the terrible...

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Tags: evil, grace, judgment, suffering

The Ordinary Things You Do Matter: The Doctrine of Vocation

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A fourth century writer Eusebius wrote in his work, The Proof of the Gospel, that people in such roles as Clergymen, monks, and nuns were “the perfect form of the Christian life.”  Then there were the farmers and tradesmen, mothers and fathers, governors, soldiers, and...

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A Wonderful Sunday Surprise

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This past Sunday, Sojourner Presbyterian was blessed with a wonderful surprise when a man entered in and interrupted service just as Pastor Steve was dressing the communion table to ask for a Bible. This exchange happened to be recorded on our sermon recording equipment and we thought it would...

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Corporate Prayer - Why

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Every Sunday night at 6pm Sojourner holds a prayer service.  This is a time that includes two songs, a brief devotional from the Psalms, and yes, prayer.  Prayer is truly the main event during this gathering.  Here is an excellent article on why corporate prayer is so...

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"Born of the Virgin Mary..."

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J. Gresham Machen, founder of Westminster Seminary authored an important work entitled "The Virgin Birth of Christ."  He wrote this at a time when the mainline Presbyterian Church (today's PCUSA, from which our denomination, the PCA, broke off) was abandoning the doctrine of the virgin...

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Tags: christmas, virgin, birth, incarnation

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