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Entries from May 2012

Faith and Love: a sermon for Ascension Sunday

May 21st, 2012 by isaac · No Comments

Faith and love Acts 1:1-11, Eph 1:15-23, Lk 24:44-53 by Isaac S. Villegas May 20, 2012 “I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus,” the apostle Paul writes in Ephesians, “and your love toward all the saints” (Eph 1:15). Your faith and your love — those are the two things I want to […]

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Immigration and the law

May 15th, 2012 by isaac · No Comments

I spoke on behalf of the NC Council of Churches at a state legislature meeting in Raleigh. An edited version of what I said is available via Sojourners magazine. An excerpt: No matter what the government legislates, we will continue to practice our Christian faith as our church communities extend hospitality, as we treat foreigners […]

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Tags: current events · immigration · political power

Wilderness roads

May 9th, 2012 by isaac · No Comments

Wilderness roads Acts 8:26-40, 1 Jn 4:7-21, Jn 15:1-8 by Isaac S. Villegas May 6, 2012 “I am the vine, you are the branches,” Jesus says to the disciples, “Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit” (Jn 15:5). There are some grapevines that grow in a little plot of land […]

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