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Magazine  of  the  Cong regational  Way  since  1849  3.75  Magazine  of  the  Cong regational  Way  since  1849  Vol. 166...
A COMFORTABLE RETIREMENT    I   M A PASTOR, NOT IS SOMETHING AEVERYONE SHOULD SINK INTO. FINANCIAL PLANNER.  THANKFULLY, M...
Relation Our Kitchen Table  A  member of our Congregational family asked me to read a magazine essay and possibly reprint ...
Vol. 166 No. 2  Congregationalist.org  June 2014  FEATURES  7  transition             by Casey vanderBent  10  HOW TO READ...
E d i t o r i a l  S t a t e m e n t  All content in The Congregationalist appears by the authority of the editor. We rese...
By Way of Mutual Care    What   s in it for us      I  by Casey vanderBent     ve heard the question from inquiring church...
the nurturing communion with the rest of the body. We are not now, nor have we ever been, a tradition that thrives on inde...
Strangers and Pilgrims ...  Jonathan Edwards  J  onathan Edwards was a very important figure for at least three reasons   ...
by Rob Brink  NetMending  Does Your Heart Bleed   H  eartbleed is  not just an individual problem, or a tech problem   it ...
Icon of Origen of Alexandria by Eileen McGuckin, www.sgtt.org.  How to Read  Scripture by Tim Roberts  I  n my college som...
methods of interpretation because of a theological orientation. Stereotypically, conservatives read the scriptures literal...
meaning beyond the literal. It does not substitute for a literal reading of scripture  it adds to it. Again, there   s ric...
creation, is to view Scripture eschatologically. We ask a biblical text questions like, To what end is this pointing us  H...
Historic Windows, La by John F. Berry Photos by Monte Stuck Photos shown above, from left  A newly-restored Tiffany window...
Redlands  seeking entrance  the second illustrates Jesus as a shepherd, calling the sheep by name  and the third shows Jes...
Above  Judson Studios craftsmen install Tiffany window panels near the apex of the Redlands church s Cajon Street side   i...
 non-Congregationalist  minister who migrated to Redlands from Pennsylvania for health reasons in the late 1800s and becam...
by Steven Schafer  S  cripture readers for worship at our church are often anxious about how to pronounce unusual words or...
Marie-Lan Nguyen  It didn   t take much research to come up with a simple answer  No.  Christianity is not a carbon copy o...
December 25  Jesus    birthday and Mithras  birthday  and Sunday worship do seem to be similarities. However, history sugg...
Who Are the Those born from the early 1980s to the early 2000s have entered, or are entering, early adulthood. Many of the...
By the time we reached adulthood our mantra was     My life will have meaning  It will be important  I will be the best in...
Great Resources by Les Wicker  Are Closer Than  Y  Stacey Holcombe  You Think  Maddie van Ness and Max Wise perform a song...
Lisa Clarke, our music director, had found some amazingly talented members of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorale who we...
Almost immediately, the size of the choir doubled as choir robes were filled with talented and enthusiastic young singers....
Stacey Holcombe  Naples  high school musicians    Back row, from left  Brianna Mull, Max Wise, Kaitlyn Huaroto, Elise Thom...
Having Ms. Buonamici as the music director and connecting with the students has greatly broadened the church   s connectio...
More Light  Generations Summer Reading Suggestions for God   s Free People     On Stage    by Steven Blackburn  Several re...
Theology and the Arts  Engaging Faith, by Ruth Illman and W. Alan Smith.  New York  Routledge, 2013. 230 pages   100.00 Ki...
News and Needs of Our Missions NEWS KENAZ SOLOMON RETIRES  April. They recently had a meeting in Naco, Mexico, with 50 in ...
Linda Miller, Editor  Olivet students rehab a house.  homes and businesses with three feet of water. This group spent thei...
Along the Way  Barry Szymanski  News from the fellowship of churches  Above  The Revs. Elliot Wimbush, left, and Linda And...
REVIVAL MEETING   In a March 1 meeting, the Northern California Fellowship of Congregational Christian Churches awoke from...
Letters Find Christ In Love After reading Jack Swanson   s article    Following Christ     March 2012, pp. 17-18 , the onl...
K eep Congregationalism Pertinent To Today I would like to support what Doug Lobb wrote in his two recent articles in The ...
Necrology Anne Killinger  John Lancz  A  he Rev. John James Lancz, 72, of Norwich, Conn., died of cancer March 8. He was p...
of the International Freelance Photographers Organization and showed his photographs in regional shows.  Richard Pritchard...
Necrology  Continued from p. 37  David had a love of God, his family, and the outdoors. In 1964 he drove by himself from N...
Pastorates and Pulpits RECENT CALLS El Dorado Community Church, El Dorado, Calif., has called the Rev. Joe Ramirez as past...
8473 South Howell Avenue Oak Creek, WI 53154-0288  61st Annual Meeting and Conference  National Association of Congregatio...