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Helping a Hurting Friend: Addiction

Helping a Hurting Friend: Addiction Pastor Matt Sturtevant with Dr. Tim Bonner, Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist and former Licensed Masters Addiction Counselor Romans 7:14–8:2 Sarah sat in her car a little bit longer, waiting for the group on the sidewalk to break up. She was already a little late for the AA meeting that met in […]

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Helping a Hurting Friend: Anxiety and Depression

Helping a Hurting Friend: Anxiety and Depression Pastor Matt Sturtevant with Emily Reimer, MS, Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Video includes Matt’s interview with Emily, plus entire worship service.) Psalm 6 Hear now these words from the psalmist: 1 O Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger,     or discipline me in your wrath. 2 Be […]

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Morning Prayer and Lament, 6/7/2020

God who is Trinity, Three-in-One, Divine Community as Ground of Being, teach us what it means to be community in these days. You promised that you are with us always, even to the end of the age, but God, so many in our midst are hurting and in need of that Eternal presence. Let us […]

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Helping a Hurting Friend: Grief

Helping a Hurting Friend: Grief Rev. Matt Sturtevant and Jesse Heilman, Music Therapist – Board Certified 2 Samuel 18:31–19:4 (Video includes entire worship service. Bulletin) Psychologists will tell us that there is grief, and then there is a thing called complicated grief. Grief happens anytime we lose a person or a thing that we love. […]

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Where Do We Go From Here?

In this 10-minute video, Pastor Matt considers the question, “Where do we go from here?” and shares what he has been doing in his own life in response to the cultural unrest and protests resulting from systemic racism. Here are a couple of links he mentions toward the end of the video: 1. His 7/5/2015 […]

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Unanxious Heroes for Uncertain Times: Huldah

Unanxious Heroes for Uncertain Times: Huldah 2 Kings 22.10-20 The shadows were growing longer in the classroom of the prophet Huldah. The prophet had just dismissed the classroom of women who had come to her to listen to her teachings about what it meant to be a follower of Yahweh. As she blew out the […]

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Unanxious Heroes for Uncertain Times: Miriam

Unanxious Heroes for Uncertain Times: Miriam and the Oppression of the Egyptians Exodus 2:1–10 Being a PK, a preacher’s kid, means you have a whole lot of mothers. Growing up, I had a ton of mothers. Of course, my brother and I had our own mother, who was a wonderful mother—Happy Mother’s Day, Mom, if […]

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